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IIKOOK   r'OlilimsT   Al.lv A Vn
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Passes Away In
Lonely Shack
Well-Known   Prospector   and
Trapper Comes lo Lonely
lml While Help is on Way
Olo Benson, quite a well known
dinrnctor around tl.c clly, wus brought
lu (load uu Saturday aftornoon, nfter
ihrw frlbndB lind undertaken a atrou-
uoiis thirty-five mile trip In ardor to
bring lilm mil where lie might net
Boino modioli! iillentliili.
iiii Um mm ot Dooorobor last lien-
nun left tor bin lonely cabin ut tho
head or Terry Creek, Intending to
look uttor IllB Imp linen, ns lunl boon
his otlBtom tor Uio lusl four or flvo
while™, (hi Tuesday, Hit 1st of
March, (Ills Thels, n friend, nud follow
trapper, who hus n cabin ahout eight
miles from Benson's, looked In on
lho hitler, nnd found lilm allliug>. Bon-
sini laid Thols nt thut tlmt thnt ho hud
been sick for about six weeks, and
appearances seemed to Indicate thut
ho hud scnrcoly been out on his trup
linos nt nil. Seeing the condition he
wus in, Thols did what lie could for
lilm, und set out to the city for help.
Ho reached here on Friday tlie 4th,
und tho following duy with two others,
Isaac Burtch nnd Adam Wise, lie left
on tho trip hack, the Intention being
lo bring Uonson out with them. The
route lies along the road to Perry
Creek old town, about thirteen miles,
and from thero by trail to Benson's
shack is n matter of seventeen miles
or more, which had to be negotiated
on snow shoes. The party got caught
In the snow storms of that time, and
it took them four days to mako the
trip. They found Benson had in the
meantime passed awny. scurvy apparently heing responsible for his death.
Without spending more than an hour
lit the cabin, tlie return trip was commenced, with tho body of Benson on
u toboggan. The going was hard, and
they were forced to mush ahead for
somo distance to break the trail, and
then return for the toboggan.
They returned to the city on Satur*
day afternoon, and one cannot help
feelins somo regret that such an effort to bring help to n suffering
friend had to prove unavailing. Little Is known of Bonson. beyond the
fact that he was 62 years of age, a
native ot Sweden, but lived ln Minnesota for some lime before coming to
tlie East Kootenuy. Thnt he was a
real old timer here Is evident from
tlit foct that ho must have been in the
district for thirty years or so. Nothing ls known of his relatives, and he
wns scarcely ever known to receive
any letters or mall matter, so that the
matter of gelling In louch with friends
or relatives is made very difficult. He
Is known lo have stated that lie knew
something of Wilmer, Minn., bul
whether Mils menus that ho has nny
relatives nt that point It Is difficult to
Bay. i
ilo lind nol been In good health for
somo tlmo (hough reluctant to ndmll
It. Ho was urged strongly nol to go
out alone this wlnlor. hut Id no avalt.
Ho speiu some time In lhe hospital
Inst year, and never seemed ns strong
afterwards. Il( did more or lo
proBpectlng, nnd hus worked on some
ot lho milling properties in tho dlB-
trlct, besides his trapping in lhe win
lor months.
Tho funeral look plnco ou Wednesday aftornoon ul three o'clock. Itev.
K. V. Harrison conducting lhe service.
'I'he pull henrors won :
Col. ('- H- Pollem, N- Walllnger, D.
McDonald, I- Clapp, J 1'- fink. T<
TIltlB another old Ihner pusses out
There Isn't much In u mntorliil wny to
show (or lho yours lie spont ln this
dlitrlct, bul ll Is nol for unyone to suy
Iiis life wns spent In Vain, rrrliupn he
wus ono ot Ihose rugged pioneers who
gn In lhe villi of progrcs mul development, nnd who so often oro en
upon lo pay Hn Price Hull olhors muy
roan lho benefit of their work.
The secretary of the Prospectors'
Association lias received word from
Hon. Wm. Sloan, minister of mines,
ul Victoria, to the effect that Mr. A.
ll- Langley, district Resident Engineer for the Kootenuys, of Rtvelstoke,
Ims been Instruoted to oompleto his
projected lecture tour. The lecture delivered by Mr. Langley hero ten duys
ugo or so was the firm of u sorlos
ho intended to give, and somo an-
uounceintiit of tho uoxt muy he ox-
pcetod in lhe course of u few duys.
lt is expected that lt will bu on tho
Hiihject ot mlnorology, with particular
refor61.ee to locnl conditions. The subject mutter of his lecture would thus
work In us uu excellent groundwork
for lho next one, and whllo tho first
dealt more wltll thcorotical matter,
the coming lecture will go more into
lho practical application of those theories to local specimens. Prospectors
are asked if tiny have any distinct
types of oro that they might wish to
have Identified or discussed, to get in
touch wltll the secretary, and provide
themselves with good samples. An
opportunity will bo provided to ask
questions, nnd to gain real first hand
Information In regard to local mining
lt is hoped that Mr. Langley will
be given the same good support tn
his later appearance as before. He
has expressed himself as being greatly
pleased at his reception tendered him
last week, which was more enthusiastic, indeed, than be had expected.
Tlie chamber concert arranged by
the Recreation Club last Saturday evening at the club building proved a
very popular event, -and from ithe
book shower held ln conjunction with
the event the club library appeared
to get away to a fine start. Admission to the musicalo was set at tbe
fee of one book, and the response in
numbers was very good, it being an
open event, non-members being allowed to participate. About a hundred
and seventy volumes were handed in.
On tho short program which had
been arranged by Mr. L. D. Rengger
were some well-known Cranbrook artistes, and from a musical standpoint the event proved extremely enjoyable. Miss Helen Worden opened
the program witli two pianoforte selections, und if young In years, has
progressed well on the way towards
the attainment of a definite degree of
musicnl technique. In addition to
her two announced numbers, she was
nlso called upon for an encore. Mrs.
P. M. MacPherson, as well as supplying the accompaniments for the evening, also contributed a pianoforte selection. Florentine Cuprlco. and being
deservedly recalled, rosjionded with
Russian Rag.
Miss Holla C.roaves was not able
to satisfy her hearers wltll a single
Vocal number, uud for nn encore sang
"Tho Magic of Your Eyes." A duot,
'■Allah Be With Us," wos well rendered by Mrs. W. A. Nlsbet, and for nn
txirn number (hey gnvo tbe more well*
known "Como, Sing to Me." Mr.
Rengger also gave a group solo mini
bcr In his customary finished style
nnd for nn oncore sang, "Nelson's
Cone A-Snlllng." Iho closing number wns u quartette hy Mrs. Nlsbet
Miss Muriel Walllnger, Mr. A. Robinson nnd Mr. Rengger. For nn encore number thoy gave the ever-popular "Curry Mo Back to Old Virgin*
Appreciation of lho program was
shown very heartily when Mr. (1. .!•
Spreull nt the close culled for some
tangible expression lo he extended to-
wnrtts those who hnd taken part.
At the conclusion of tho musicnl
program refreshments wero served,
mnl socinl Intercourse indulged in,
llioso In churgo of tills essential purl
f I lie ovening"s proceedings being
Mesdames F. W. Oreen, I. Baxter nnd
J. 11. HcQUBld nnd tho Misses Stnples.
Works Dept. Report
Issued For Year
Details of Expenditures Put In
On Roads of District During Twelve Months
Tiio report of thn Provincial De-
pftrttnent of Public Work**, in diurge
i>r Dr. j. ii. King, of this city, for
iiu; fiscal year miD-lDM baa just been
Ihbul'iI, ami contains full information
its to tiio work curried by tiio department Tor the twelve months.
Tho general report of Mr. J. C.
Brady, District Engineer, covering
this section Is an followw;
District   Engineer's  Office,
Cranbrook. B.O., Oct- 7th, 1920.
A. E. Foreman, Esq.,
Public Works Engineer,
Victoria, B.C.
Sir.—I beg to submit tlie following
roport for the fiscal year 1919-20:
A general description of the district
(Its extent and topographical features,
with their bearings on the construction and maintenance of public works)
having been given In the report of
1918-19. 1 will confine by remarks to
the work that lias been done during
the fiflcul year.
First of all, I wish to express my
appreciation of the kindness and help
given to me by the Department and by
my predecessor, nnd the assistants,
general foremen, and Government
agents, upon my taking offico as District Engineer In what was to me
mostly unfamiliar territory, at so late
a date in the fiscal year—namely December lst, 1919.
Roads.—Twelve hundred miles of
road are kept open for traffic in Engineering District No. fi. This mileage was taken care of for the year in
question; those portions upon which
the auto traffic was heavy demanding
and receiving special attention.
Quite apart from the maintenance
and following a general program of
progressive Improvement, 30 miles of
road were surfaced with gravel and
thirty-one and a half miles of road
Trails—Approximately 800 miles of
trail are travelled by the various prospectors and hunters throughout the
district, but only about 10 per cent,
required attention and 83 miles were
repaired during the year.
Bridges.—There aro in the district
372 bridge structures. Of these, 65
aro truss bridges, 306 stringer and
trestle bridges, and one cable bridge.
The longest bridge is Elkmouth No.8,
in the Fernie district, consisting of
sixty 16H-foot trestle spans, one 60-
U> 63-foot King truss, nnd two 140- to
144-foot Howe-truss spans; total
length 1,341 feet.
The largest Howe-truss span Is on
Elko bridge No. fi, with span of 160
feet. There are numerous Howe-truss
spans of 150 to 154 feet. All these
bridges wero taken care of without
loss or interruption to traffic during
tho high-water season.
In addition to the maintenance and
protection, new Howe-truss bridges
were built by contract acrosB the
Blueberry Hlver on the Golden-Donald
lower road and across the Elk River
at Fernle.
Tenders were called for new bridge
construction at Golden, over the Kicking Horse River; at Brisco, over the
Columbia River; and at Dutch Creek.
Under day-labor Horselhief bridge
was completed; three new stringer
bridges were built on the   Snnborn
On Saturday evening last, March
18th, it vary enjoyable concert was
in Id m tha clubhouse, followed by an
Informal dance as reported elsewhere
lu (his Issue.
On Weilnesduy evening the scheduled gamOfl in the basketball leagues
were played. In (lie ladies league, for
thn Staples cup, tho Blue Jatkcts boat
lho Maple Uufs by 12 to 7, fn a very
good game. The game which followed
in tho mens league for the Wilson cup
was one of the best and fastest league
games of the season, the result was
a win for the High School ovor the
Buffs by a score of 33-26. A large
number of spectators turned out to
see the games.
During the past woek or so malicious rumors have been spread around
town to the effect that tho swimming
pool Is not clean, nnd tlie board think
It well to state thnt tho water In the
pool is chemically treated and thoroughly medicated. In nddltion to that
tho water is partially changed every
day, and the tank Is cleaned nut entirely each woek. In order, however,
to prove tho falseness of those rumors
beyond the shadow of a doubt Dr.
Oreen has been asked to make an
White and Blaukenhach.
An informal dance closed tho program for tlie evening, a club orchestra
consisting of Mrs. MacPherson at the
piano, L. 1>. Rengger. violin and F.
Kummer, drums, providing some very
good music.
Mrs. A. Shankland, who acted as
treasurer of the "Save the Children"
fund, in the drive put on in Cranbrook
recently ln aid of children's relief
work In the war stricken countries of
Europe, has recently received a letter
of warm acknowledgment from the
head office of the Canadian Red Cross
Society for the donation of JE150
which went forward fronj this city.
Tho letter roods as follows:
Mcrch 7th, 1921.
Mrs. A. Shankland,
Craubrook, B.C.
Dear Madam:
I am In receipt of a bank draft fur
$1,350.04, sent through the Canadian
Bank of Commerce, Craubrook, B.C.,
in aid of the destitute children of Central Europe. We are sending this overseas through our British Empire
War Relief Fund and note that It is
wholly for children's relief.
I have informed the secretary of the
British Columbia Division of the Canadian Red Cross Society that we have
received this amount and have told
them that it will be credited to British Columbia on our books.
Wo are Indebted to yon and your
committee for the splendid work
which you have done, and can assur*
you that every cent of your money
will be sent overseas and that It will
be used to tlie best possible effect
Yours faithfully,
General Secretary.
With the return of more winter-
like conditions, a mild epidemic of
curling has broken out afresh, though
:n some quarters It seems to be taking on a more or less malignant form.
As for Instance last Friday, when the
Wets played the Drys. The result
seems to prove conclualvely that one
cannot put rocks down the ice to amount to anything on two per cent., or
water. The Wets, the Bootleggers, or
whatever team name they may be
known under, had no difficulty in
proving that prohibition Is no good
on the ice, whatever it may be anywhere else. Thev>'r"-'»waB Ur7> and
thus It Is now settled that the new B.
C. Moderation Act is all right. One
of the Wets tells us that they did
everything1 possible to help the weak-
armed prohibitionists along, spoonfeeding them between ends with two
per cent, milk, but all to no purpose—
they simply could not Btand the pressure.
The Wets—M. A. Beale, skip; A-
Shankland, McKenzie Morrison, N. A
The Drys—E. H. McPhee, skip; W
M. Harris, W. F. Attrldge, W. Soden.
Another game was to have been
staged on Wednesday afternoon between two rinks of professional men
but soft ice prevented the game being
One of the largest orders for manufactured lumber ever secured in British Columbia was closed on Tuesday
last at Vancouver when the Canadian
rond; a new brklgo wns built over the Overseas Trading Co.  signed  up to
North Fork nf the Spllllmacheen River
on the Carbonate-Spruce Camp trail;
tho result of the analysis will bo published In due course.
Tho membership lists have now
been closed for the time being and
any further applications deceived will
bo put on a waiting list until further
notice. The capacity of the club is
now being taxed to its utmost extent,
and the board desire to avoid the enrolment of more members than can be
taken care of. Should It transpire
in the next week or two thot there Is
room for further members, these will
bo admitted In the order on which
they appear on the waiting list.
On Tuesday evening, the 22nd Inst,
nt 8 o'clock, a meeting of the entertainment committee will be held at
tho home of Mrs. G. J. Spreull to
make arrangements for the program
for April. It is hoped of tho members
that they will all mako a special effort
to be present, as lt Is desired to line
  up for April as attractive and varied
analysts of tbe water in tho pool, and a progrtm M poggjblo.
Fairmont bridge over tho Columbia
River was renewed by a 60-foot King
truss; a trestle bridge In Toby Road
was renewed; a 60-fool stringer span
over the Spllllmacheen river was reinforced hy trussing; a new trestle
bridge was built over Elk log-channel
at West Fernie; and a new GO-foot
King truss over Fairy Creek.
Riverbank Protection.—The work of
protecting tho town of Golden from
flood-water of thc Kicking Horse Rlv-
or was carried ou fn continuance of
the scheme commenced In the previous fiscal year, and resulted successfully In safeguarding the town and adjacent roads from dnmago, Protection
work at Fernie, likewise commenced
In tho previous fiscal year, was continued, with equally successful results. Other enses of needed river-
bank protection nt Natal and West
Fernle were looked Into and reported
on with a view to doing the work in
the next fiscal year.
Ferries.—Thero are three ferries In
the district—two at Brisco, which
have been In for some years, and one
near Donald, installed this year. These
are small cable ferries, operated by
the settlers themselves and not requiring a ferryman, the only charges
against them being for upkeep, new
cable occasionally and sundries. Ono
of the Brisco ferries was given a complete overhauling this year.
Surveys and Location of Roods.—
Nearly all the surveys required for
new bridges and for roads constructed
to dato havo been made by the staff,
but In connection with thc scheme of
permanent improvements to tho primary highways, Involving about 160
miles of relocation, arangementi were
(Continued on Pact 4)
Stock Men of
Windermere Meet
Filth  Annual  Meeting of Dls-
riet Association Held—To
Hold Show In Fall
(Special to tlie Herald)
IXVKUMEKE. Marcli 16th.— The
fifth annual meeting of the Winder-
District Association of Stock Breeders
was held in the office of the secretary
nt Invermere last week. One of the
most far-reaching and important subjects discusned was the carrying on of
i) Association's Annual Fat Stock
Show. It was also felt that a manliest injustice was being done to Can-
id.un cattle industry by the continu-
Lince of the embargo prohibiting their
entrance into Great Britain.
The otlicers fur the year were elected und an expression of regret was
emphasized over the approaching departure of Mr. J. Crawford to reaide
for an indefinite period In England.
In connection witii the Fat Stock
Show It has been determined to hold
the Third Annual some time early ln
thc cd' "ig fall and the arrangement
of details has been left In the hands
of the directors.
During tin* last three years a great
noreaso has been made In the number of registered beef cattle within
the district, a good foundation having
been laid, and It Is hoped that the
raising of good live- stock wfll be
pushed. Manifest Interest In the effort is being shown by the magnifi-
nt cups which wero last year put
up for annua! competition among the
better class of animals. These handsome cups ure worthy of a place' in
any Association's prize list by reason
of their Intrinsic value and handsome
lesfgn. The chief of th ss were presented by W. H. Wilson of Cranbrook,
tlie Fink Mercantile Company Limited
of Cranbrook, and the local branch of
tho Imperial Bank of Canada.
Every hope was expressed that the
Stock Association of South - East
Kootenay would join In making this
East Kootenay Fat Stock Show the
success that it merits by aiding In the
prize lists and sending some ot their
best animals to the annual compete
Mr. J. W. Crawford, who resides at
Fairmont Hot Springs, has been president of the association since his election at the annual meeting in 1918.
In his capacity as manager of the
Holland Estate he has controlled the
largest singly owned number of cattle
in the district. Ever since the Association's Inception he has taken a lively interest In its affairs, as voiced In
the passing of the motion set out
which reads as folows:
"That a cordial vote of thanks from
the members of this association be
tendered to Mr. J. W. Crawford in appreciation of the many services rendered to us; further, we regret that
his departure from Canada for an indefinite period prompts him to retire
irom any and all offices in the association'"
The election of directors for the ensuing year resulted as follows:
Messrs. R. Gladwyn Newton, B.S.A
J. W. Moreland, J. Edgar Stoddart,
James Coskine, G. C. H. Coleman, Alexander Ritchie, A. J. Walker, Major
F. B. Young, Arthur Teggart and H
Mr. W. H. Cleland was re-elected
At a subsequent meeting of the directors J. W. Moreland   of   Premier
The members of the Baptist church
tendered their new pastor Rev. W. T.
Tapscott an Informal reception on Friday evening at the church. Mr. Tapscott began his ministry on the first
Sunday in March, coming to Cranbrook from Alberta. He Ib a native of
Ontario, having held important pastorates ln that province. For some
tlm6 Mr. Tapscott was pastor of one
of the largest churches in Pittsburg.
Pa. witli a membership of six hundred.
Ho brlngB with him a rich experience
of many years of uctfve service ns
pastor and preacher.
The gathering was presided over by
Mr. J. L. Palmer who proved an excellent chairman. The usual devotional excercises opened the program.
Words of welcome were extended by
Mr. W. M. Armstrong on behalf of
tho church, and Mr. Tapscott was assured of the hearty and sympathetic
support of the church which had called him to be minister. The church
was urged to stand by its pastor when
he needed them the most. Rev. Mr.
Marchbank pastor of the Fernie Baptist church extended greetings to the
church, and words of welcome to the
new pastor, on behalf of the Fernle
church. Secretary Clark of the Y.M.
CA-, Rev. F. V. Harrison and Rev. R.
W. Lee extended the hand of fellowship and goodwill on behalf of themselves and their members. Mr. G. J.
Spreull also spoke words of appreciation of the work and influence of th«
work of the church and urged the
church to maintain its enviable record under former pastors, speaking
on behalf of the Presbyterian Board
of Management. Rev. J. W. Lltch,
superintendent of Baptist Missions in
B.C. addressed both the pastor and
church and congratulated Mr. Tapscott
in his decision to come to the best
province and to one of the best of its
towns and peoples. He urged the
church to be loyal, as it always had
been, to Its minister. The church was
fortunate In securing a man of Mr.
Tapscott's record and rich experience.
and ho looked forward to good work
anl progress in tlie future. Mr. Tapscott replied briefly, thanking the
church and its friends for the kind
words of welcome and appreciation
and assured the church that his ministry would be a definite one along fundamental lines.
During the program musical numbers were rendered by a male quartette
and ladles' quartette and Miss Honeyman who sang and recited. Members,
friends and visitors sat down to dainty
and sumptuous refreshments at the
conclusion of the program-
supply an Alexandria firm which represents the government of Egypt
with twenty-four million feet of rail-* Ranch, Windermere, was elected pres-
way ties. The first eight million feet, ident; R. Gladwyn Newton, B.S.A.
comprising two shiploads will leave was re-elected vice-president, and
Vancouver in April, aboard Canadian | Basil G. Hamilton ngain received the
government steamers.
The following   story, told   of
Duke of Wellington, at one time caused much amusement In London circles:
The duke received a letter from an
eminent landscape designer and authority on botanical matters, by the
name of Louden.
The letter was to this effect: "My
Lord Duke—It would gratify me extremely If you would permit me to
visit your estate at any time convenient to your grace, and to inspect the
Waterloo beeches. Your grace's faithful servant, J. C. Loudon."
The Waterloo beeches were trees
that had been planted Immediately after the battle of Waterloo, ae a memorial of that great victory.
Wellington made out the letter as
best he could, but owing to the poor
hand-writing, mistook "Loudon" for
"London," and failed to decipher one
other word corectly.
Accordingly his reply read as follows: "My dear BfBhop of London-
It will always give me real pleasure
to see you, and pray come at any Ume
It suits your convenience, whether I
nm at home or not. My servant will
receive orders to show you as many
pairs of brooches as you wish, though
why you should wish to Inspect those
I wore at Waterloo Is beyond the comprehension of Yours most truly, Wellington."—Toots.
appointment of secretary-treasurer.
The reports showed the financial
condition of the Association to be very
The secretary's report was as fol-
the lows In part:
Tho chief stock doings of local interest for thc past year have been the
importation from Alberta last spring
of a number of registered Shorthorn
unlmuls which were Hold to local
breeders. The importation of this
fresh blood was clearly evidenced In
our next event of local importance, to
wit, our second r\a Stock Show. In
regard to this no adverse criticism
has yet been offered. There have been
many congratulatory remarks. As
compared with the 1919 show It waB a
marked improvement not only in the
greater number of exhibits but also in
their much better quality. It must be
a satisfaction to all who are Interested to know that though we spared no
expense fn order to make It a success
and offered large prizes yet by reaaon
of the splendid donation of the provincial government and ably backed by
contributions of cash from members
we have only come out $44.66 behind-
In this connect Ion first let ub thank
the Department of Agriculture for
their splendid cash grant and glvng
credit ot whom credit is due give all
duo praise to our local member Mr.
John A. Buckham whom not forgetting the days of his youth which he
spent amongst the splendid live stock
on his father's homo, bends his oner
gles in such a manner an In many
(Continued oa Page I)
Another member of the legal profession will be engaging in practice in
the city in a few days, In the person
of Mr. H. W. Herchmer. who has been
in the city this week making arrangements for the opening of an office.
He will be located on Baker Street ln
rooms above McCreery's store, Mr.
Herchmer comes to Cranbrook from
Victoria, where his family will remain for some time yet, possibly un-
till the fall. He Is by no means a
stranger to the city, however, having
been In practice in the district even
before the location of the townslte ln
this particular spot, some twenty odd
years ago. Mr. Herchmer was also
located at Fort Steele and Fernle In
the early days, and many of the old-
timers will thus be welcoming one of
their own number back again. Mr.
Herchmer la a brother of Mr. Sherwood Herchmer, who Is in practice at
Yardmaster LoaBby, who has been
at Cranbrook hospital for at least five
weeks, was able to leave that Institution at the end of the week, and Is at
present at Creston on a visit, but has
to visit Cranbrook once a week to see
the doctor. Mrs. Loasby Is with hlro
and both are doing fine, though it will
twaalbly be a couple of weeks before
they return to Sirdar. —Creston Review.
Lest any misconception should arise, the Herald Is glad to state that
the representatives of the Dominion
Art Co., of Toronto, whose doings in
the city last week were mentioned In
these columns, were duly taxed the
usual $25 transient trade license for
doing buBlness in the city. The point
Intended to be raised was not so much
whether the license had actually been
paid or not, but whether in most cases It was high enough. Many cities
in the province tax transients of this
nature uot Iosb than $60. The representative of an eastern tailoring concern, who has b-ten In the city
during the past few days was also
made to come through with the $25
license before doing business.
Tax Rate Will
DropFive Mills
Estimates   Brought   Down   at
Council Meeting Last Week
Show Lessened Expenditure
The chief business before tlie city
fathers last Thursday evening was the
consideration of estimates for the
coming year. After a lengthy session
a rate of 45 mills was made possible
hut only after several of tlie estimates
were pared down. The rate last year
wus 50 mills. The saving was effected principally in the general expenditure, both the school rales ami debenture rates necessarily heing slightly
higher than last year.
Dr. Hutledge was appointed dairy
inspector at a salary of $115.00 per
mouth. At a previous meeting the
council decided ou $15.00 per montii
for this work, but it wus not sufficient.
The city auditors were re-appointed
at 1350.00. au increase of $100.00 owing to the extra work entailed hy the
light department.
The usual batch of accounts were
presented and ordered paid, and the
following lots were sold: Un 2. Block
37 to H. E. Sainsbury. lots U und 17,
Block 32 to J. H. Cameron.
Foreman Soden's reporl. including
much spring work wns received and
filed. The report of Chief Iteece was
also received and filed.
The council again went on record
as being willing to extend assistance
to outside fires wherever it wns possible to lay hose.
A request from C. P. McDonald for
sewerage connections was referred
back to the committee for their report.
The question of incorporating the
power house city within the limits of
the city was discussed and efforts will
be made to have this carried out.
The Board of Trade resolution
urging the council to economise and
endeavor to strike a lower tax rate
in view of general depression in business and financial circles was received and ordered filed.
The following are the summarized
estimates for the current year:
Salaries   $ 4070.00
Elections         250.00
Printing     1000.00
Audit fee     350.00
Expense      1200.00
Bank loan     7500.00
GrantB       150000
Legal fees       200.00
Repairs       100.00
Sewer refunds       451.90
Total   $16621.90
Fire Department
Salaries    $5500.00
Water   2300.00
Expense   1000.00
Total    $8860.00
Salaries    $7500.00
Expense   1000.00
Supplies     400.00
Total   $8900 00
Board of Works
Street lights  $ 3000.00
Street work, as per estimate   9865.00
Total  $12865.00
Light  Department
Superintendent's estimate ..$38319.80
Leas estimated revenue  38237.16
Total  *   °"*M
Health and Relief
Expense   1700.00
Water Department
Maintenance   $3700.00
Maintenance   $1000.00
School Board
Estimate  $29786-16
Deb. payments     3335.12
Total  $3312127
Deb. Payments
Principal and Interest  $18444.09
Exchange     1000.00
Total    $19444.09
Total expenditures thus total In all
$105,294.90 against which Is an estimated revenue of $105,186.00.
WEBB.—On Wednesday, March lt,
at the Cottage hospital, to Mr. and
Hn. O. «V Webb, ot   thla   city, t
"Resolved that Motion PIcturcB are
Beneficial Mentally, Morally, Physically, Socially and Financially." was
the topic of an Informal debate held
last Tuesday. Mr. Clark, the affirmative mover, although admittedly not
in sympathy with his side of the subject, dealt thoroughly with each phase
of the topic showing how beneficial
the "movies" might be to mankind.
Miss Q. E. shields, negative speaker,
with sweeping argument, opposed the
subject and left no doubt whatsoever
In the minds of her hearers aa to
what should bt done with the movies.
A general discussion followed In
which Messrs. Leigh, Morris, Bristow,
Molr and Spreull took a lively part.
It Is hoped tbat Professor Beckett,
of the Extension Department, U.B.C,
may he procured for March 29th. His
topic will be "The Human Element In
Taxation Policy." Farther notice,
however, nf this event will be given
at a later date.
The topic for next Tuesday's discussion will be "Closed versus Open
Shop." In all probability this topic
will be handled by Mr. Bidder, ot tho
Loggers' Union, and Mr. Pym, of the
Forestry Department. PAGE     TWO
Thursday, March 17th, 1981
|oly on the worry und anxiety
Published  BSvary ^Thursday hy
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and address ot the writer. The rule
admits ot uo oxcepUou.
AdvertlsliiR Hates on Application,
ChaiiKes for AdviMilslni.- MUST he In
this i.Uu-,- Wednesday iimm thu current
week to secure    - ■ ition.
MARCH   17tll,   1921
A price lias always (o bo paid
for progress regardless of the
sphere under consideration,
Progress is never (lie result of
accident, lor iu lhe final analysis it will ho found I hat some
one has done Ihe spade work,
and paid ihe price. Tliis ap
pears lo be one of the universal
laws. Nothing is given for
Which a price is not exacted.
Nature grants nothing without
effort, lt is well that it is so,
for one cannot imagine development without the exercise of
vigorous effort.
Tiie death of an old trapper
antl prospector out in lhe lonely
places of this   district   brings
home to us tlie lessons of the
efforts put forth liy such pioneers.    Often they arc counted
of small importance In tlte actual affairs of life, and yet it is
through such that tlie    beginnings of progress are registered.    Little do we think of the
contributions  whicli such  isolated  individuals make  lo the
advance of the country. Appar
ently they do little, but the hid
den character of their work will
be duly revealed by time.   Nature will give up nothing unless
it be wrested from her and such
individuals as this old trapper
and prospector, having accepted
the challenge, go out into the
vastnesses of nature and there
do battle unnoticed, hearing no
plaudits from   the   spectators,
and receiving no    encouragement from the populace.   It is
heroism of the first order,   for
it is neither born of, nor sustained by, abnormal situations.
This vast, country of ours has
produced many such   pioneers
who were conteni to work and
build for tiie sake of working
and building.   If the same spirit could be manifested   amidst
our so-called civilized life, instead of the feverish desire to
be something or do something
which will attract the attention
of thc crowd, this old world of
ours would be a   sweeter   and
better place.   We would salute
till tlie valiant ones wlio go out
Into the fastnesses   of   nature
that her treasures may lie revealed and made accessible lo
liy paring down the   estimates the city council has been
able to afford relief to the ex-
lent of five mills on the dollar
iu the matter of city taxation.
Tlie council are to be commended in their efforts to economize
and to keep well below the expenditure of last year.    There
is indeed a hue and cry everywhere to cut taxation to the minimum in an attempt to meet
Ihe uncertain    days    through
which we are passing. Hut fears
may be groundless,   the   period may, after all, have nothing
of uncertainly    about it.    Not
conditions, but tlie citizen
may be al fault. In reality there
is I lie same demand today   for
Ihe exchange of production   as
there was in 1914 and it is only a question of getting down lo
business, attending to business,
apd slicking to business.   Pessimism must give way to optimism if progress is to be registered by this or any other com-
iiuinily.   Undue pessimism, ra-
ther than prevailing conditions,
is   often    the   pressure   that
calls for   reductions   and   retrenchments,     ftlany may feel
ihal the   experience    through
which we are passing Is a new
one, but it is not so.   The proh-
rais facing us today are a repe-
ition, in greater or lesser degree, of those which have   invariably followed national conflicts.
It is worth while considering
whether the public is really so
much concerned after all about
reductions in taxation or whe
liter it is not a question of getting good value. In communities which clamor for tax reduction there is usually found the
feeling that the taxpayers are
not. getting value for their
money. The people are not
averse to paying if it can be
shown   to   them   that   public
of public affairs.    Such worry
is the common heritage of all
men who take life   seriously.
The advice   he    offered   was
splendid of its kind.   Probably
the people are demanding more
than they can pay for.   This
has been a constant condition
of tho race and Is not peculiar
to this province.    Hut not one
grain of encouragement   was
handed out;  not one   suggestion; not a single offer of help
or inspiration.   A natural resentment has appeared lu   the
potion ing body, and, somewhat
Incensed, Ibe organization   is
planning to lay scige.     What
Ihis attitude   will   accomplish
remains lo be seen, hut it    is
quite easy lo see Ihat the failure of these public bodies   to
function might bring the government to face a serious issue.
The spirit of co-operation must
be shown by the provincial authorities in view of the fact that
it controls the methods and avenues of raising taxation.   During the election   campaign   it
was stated in this city and   in
other places that aid would be
extended toward    the municipalities in regard lo the burden
of taxation. Perhaps Ilie premier hopes to meet this   pledge
by the uncertain and hypothetical revenue from the sale   or
handling of liquor, but the Union of Municipalities seems lo
be devoid of that faith which
the premier is projecting in this
is now made in
square cakes.
The numtoet-o-t
has been reauceti
ut the five sqt.w/->
cakes ate equal In
quantity to the sik
round cakes.
Each cake is
•wfaippffi! Intyax
pepmt. insuring
perfect keeping
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One of the grent sources of! Wealth
for tlie Atlantic provinces and Newfoundland is tlie cod fisheries.   Two | ing advise young men
Two Liuiniupi's Worth While
The English-Canadian and the
Krencli-Canadiau should bo generous
rivals in the study of each other's
language. Nothing would do so much
to promote the perfect understanding
that is possible between fullow-cili-
zens of different races and tongues
but of equal good will. To talk of a
war of languages In tbis country/ of
a language boycott or a language
crusade, is to exert influence not for
national harmony, but for discord.
French-Canadians of light and lead-
and    young
'» ii    -.»    ■-»--* »-    I-   hundred and fifty years ago from 200 j WOmen to their province to study Eng-
iinds are being well spent antl l0 250 vessels
The Bast Kootenay District
of Uiu B. C. Prospectors' Association is endeavoring to have
an exhibit Kent to thc Portland
International Mining Conven
tion next montii. lt. is hoped
that Home assistance will be
forthcoming in the matter of
transportation, thus providing
the moans for backing up the
publicity work carried on by the
Prospectors on behalf of the
district. Considerable expense
will be incurred in sending exhibits and delegates in charge
to Portland, but the expenditure would be well worth while
in view of the publicity whicli
would be given to the natural
resources of East Kootenay.
Work of this hind is essential
if the opportunities that, exist
here are to be made known.
Mining men from far and near
will be present at this convention, and a good deal of prominence will thus accrue from such
nn exhibit in charge of a competent delegation. Tho Prospectors have well-denned plans
afoot for the coming season,
which will tax their financial
resources, and valuable as the
Portland convention might; Inlo the district, it. is understood
that unless some assistance iu
the matter of transportation
expenses is forthcoming, ibe
matter will bave to be dropped.
bringing in returns.   Municipal) 1
bodies do not always take the
people into their full confidence
regarding expenditures, or try
to show clearly what has been
given In the way of value for
taxes paid.    If the people are
left in tlie   dark   about   these
tilings there will always be demands for reductions iu the tax
rate, the feeling being that   by
so doing, service is being done
to   the   community,   whereas
sometimes the exact opposite is
the case.   A few thousand dol
lars very often makes   all the
difference in the world betweerf]
efficiency     and     inefficiency.
Cranbrook compared with other
communities of like size has little to boast of.     Many   communities of much more recent
origin can give us pointers in
regard to community effort and
enterprise.   The reconstruction
period is yet to be begun,   for
those seem only the   dayfe   of
adjustment, or getting   things
into a proper perspective.   No
province   and   no   community
lias more to hope from the fu
ture than our own.   Cranbrook
can be made a real centre, but
it must show to the surrounding district that Its people are
enthusiastic, wide awake, and
progressive in every respect.
witli a crew of aboat!
men each, used to cross the ocean .
tish.    English-Canadians  should fell
each year from Brittany to seek the j Umt tno wa>" t0 8Dan  tlle cleava«e
Newfoundland cod.   At first this in-;11"11 reckless partteana have   caused
rjustry was prosecuted aw an off-shore
fishery entirely.   Later it was
I between the.Uvo races is to build a
*e Kdward Island has attractions for others than transient
visitors. The Island is a decidedly
important economic factor In Can-
mln's aggregate wealth and holds
within it!- boundaries great sources
of revenue as well ns many undeveloped potentialities. Not only Is
the land no1f*aupitortinft but in
position to engage in a considerable
export trade with its products.
Within an area of 2,184 square
miles, it has a population of about
04,000 or twice ns many persons to
th<> -square mile ps anv other Canadian province. With the lowest ex«
t tremea of heat and rold of any pro-
' vines east of the Rockies, the Island has an admirable climate which
makes possible a diversity of agricultural and animal husbandry pursuits under the most favorable con-
Farming, fishing, fur-ranching,
Fh.p.'irj? and trading form the chief
occupations of the island.   Its small,
Keaceful, intensive farmsteads num-
er 14,360. and are extremely productive.   The province is sometimes    """"
termed the "million acre farm," andi (i) Harvest scene in Prince Edward Island,
experts declare that_the ta»m«jnW| (2) An Iaiand trout stream,
land has become known to the outside world as the premier land of
fox ranches. The domestic breeding of foxes originated there and the
island has never ceased to maintain
the ascendancy, exporting each year
a large fur pack as well as large
numbers of breeding animals, and at
the same time, continually extending
the number of existing ranches.
During the past season for instance,
more than a million dollnrs worth
of silver fox pelts left the island
; shores, and in the same period half
a million dollars worth of breeding
stock found its way from the same
source to ranches situated in every
part of the globe.
There are some four hundred fox
ranches on the island with nearly
six thousand pairs of black foxes,
and about one thousand pairs of red
The  fishing Industry  is an  im-
experts declare umi M. ,.,.„ _...
snt port a population of two million
Practically all of it is under cultivation with farms varying from
sixty to one hundred acres in extent. Mixed farming is practised
extensively and dairying Is profitable and popular. The farms of the
province, per farm, it is claimed,
possess four times as many cattle
and sheep, six times as many swine,
and nearly eight times as many
poultry as any other province in the
There are on island farms proportionately more cattle than In any
state in the U. S. A. with the exception of Iowa. Last yenr the agri'
cultural yield of Prince Edward Is
land was about 6J)3,000 bushels of
wheat, 6,779,000 bushels of coarse
grains, 6,026,000 bushels of potatoes and 340,000 tons of hay and
of late vears Prince Edward Ib*
portant one. Lobster, salmon, eee\
haddock, herring and mackerel art
caught whilst the oyster culture If
an important Item in' fishery revenue. Lobster is the most valuable
of the sea products amounting in
11)19 to $538,979 out of a total revenue of $895,921. Cod was next
with $120,307, and the oyster cult
produced $30,662. Two hundred lobster canneries on the Island produced
more than $100,000 worth of goods.
Charlottetown, the capital and
commercial centre of the island, haa
a population of about 12.500. Oth*
er towns are Summerside, Sourli,
and Montague, all quaint little
burgs, with a charming old-world
aspect, yet modern in activity.
Prince Edward Island is indeed a
land of fortunate possession, having all the beauty of the old word,
with the wealth and potentiality
of the new.
(ljscov_j bridge of got .1 Understanding, and for
ered that every creek ami inlet waa
Just as full of fine fish as lha ocean
farther out, so many of the ships, instead of remaining on the banks,
where they were subject to tho fury
of tlie Atlantic, sought somo sheltered
harbor wliere they moored for the
time while carrying on   tlieir   work
this purpose each side must be nble
to talk the language of the other,—
Toronto Mail and Empire.
Tho Wrongs of France
The Allied Agreement, or, rather,
the fact that the Allies have agreed
in   ihnir demand on  Germany,    has
ri ar at hand. The crews lived on given great satisfaction here. It
short in temporary shacks as thc j js difficult for our peoplo to do com-
catch was being dried on platforms in, plete justice to France. It may well
tho sua. seem tltat France has been asking too
After tho end of tho wars between much, but those who think so have
France and England In 17U9 and the to be reminded of tho havoc and de-
snbsequent establishment of better j stniclioti from which France has suf-
conditioTis. tho industry revived from; fered,   It is hard to realize the whole
its deteriorated condition, and muny i
fishermen began, too, to take an interest in the new business. The coming of the United Empire Loyalists
after the war with the rebellious colonies gave another impetus to the
trado, hut this Increased the shore
nulling more than that on the banks.
At the present time tlie Inshore business Ls larger than ihat of the far
away banks.
Of all the cod waters perhaps the
most prolific are iho Quit or Ht. Lawrence, the watt is around the Magdalen Islands, iho north and east coasts
of Prince Edward Island, the north
coast of Cape Breton and In the Bale
ile t'haleur. Annually a sea crop valued at many million dollars is harvested there until at the present time
It ts a staple Industry of the Dominion.
Extract* from the Cranbrook
Herald of this date, 1900
truth. In tho past financial year
France bas spent on tho dovasted
areas no less than 11 to 12 milliards
of francs, and she realizes more and
more every day what has to bo done
before the wasto Is rcpnired. Tho
most extravagant demands of France
from the practical point of view are
perfectly just. But justice cannot be
do no completely, and France has
been content to make considerable
modifications. With this we must in
the meantime bo satisfied. The
comity of the Allies is an end of the
first Importance, and anything that
broke It would bo for the advantago
of Germany. The Trench have' envisaged the prospect of the flourishing Germany and au Impoverished
France—though Franco won tbo war
and Germany wus beaten. Let as,
then, bo patient—British Wcokly.
Col. Steele will raiso a second division uf Canadian troops for South Africa.
On Tuesday evening Mr. C. S. Parker and Miss Annie Sheppard, both of
(.'ranbrook, were united lu marriage
by the Uev. W. G. W. Fortune, B.A.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Fink entertained
a parly of friends last Thursday evening.
Geo. Leask tried to go to Pincher
Creek last week, but didn't. The
quarantine officer intervened.
The wages of freight conductors
huve increased from 3 cents to 3.15
a mile between Crow's Nest and Kootenay Landing. The brukemen have
received a raise from 2-07 to 2.18.
Dr. King is Improving the appearance of his house with a coat of paint.
Think these Points
Over wiih Caife
They r.-.cy apply
,    to you.   Beecham's
Pills have been, for seventy years, used by thousands of people and are today considered very useful
in  safeguarding   health.
Beecham's Pills help to
overcome disorders «f tlie
stomach, liver and bowels,
prevent biliousness, constipation, indigestion, sick-
" headache.
They keep clear the complexion and help to purify
the blood.   Consider well
and take
in C«r-.r!-.
lnb.KC.25c. 50;.
A few days ago a deputation
appointed by Ihe Union of B.C.
Municipalities wnited upon the
premier of the province and
laid before him for serious and
culm consideration the difficulties regarding the raising of
municipal revenue. Many mun
icipalities arc laboring under
heavy burdens, and It was but
natural that they should turn
tb the provincial government,
which confers and regulates
their powers. The child came
to the parent, but the reception
savoured of an angry father
Indeed. No one can gainsay the
fact the government has great
problems to meet, and that
sometimes It may weary of deputations demanding an Eldorado or Utopia, but scant courtesy seems to have been shown
lo Ihis deputation, consisting
of men who In many cases nre
giving much of their valuable
lime tn Ihe concerns of their
districts, Many of them nre
probably sweating as many
"drops of blood" as tho premier
Cream ^t^st
Flour ^
Children love home-made bread made
of Cream of the West
Flour.     And  there   is
nothing else so good for
them that costs so little.
Hedley Shaw Milling Co,
Medicine Hat, Cal. ary
Kamloops. Vancouver
Largest Sale of any^
Medicine in the World
The hoys of the Naval Brigade will
meet every Friday evening at 7 p.m,
at the Recreation Club.
700 to 8.,10—Compass, 32 point* Nautical terms applicable to Instructors  '  Mr. Harrison.
Bends and hitches, 10, Reef, Clove,
Rolling,  Figure of Eight, Bowline
II on b   Mr. Dalilel.
Semaphore (read and make)
Martin Harris.
8.10 to 8.50—Physical drill, gymnastics and boxing
Mr. Clark and Mr. Leigh.
8.60—Swimming, (when possible.)
Mr. Pym.
Saturday morning Mr. Mirams will
Luke all those who attended the class
the previous evening for 30 minutes
to swim.
After nn interval of some five or
six years without au lucumbent it ia
understood that Christ Church, Creslon, will soon t-eeurc a resident Angli-
.';ni minister agulu, lu the person   of - -—   .
Rev. J. A, Jnrley, of Edgewood, B.C.] Lloyd George haa a humorous as
Mr. Jarky recently visited    CreBton    ... .        ,.      „,,    ,        , ,,
,,,.,,.,..     . ." .     well us a stern side.   This story, told
aud looked into tho situation, and the
Bishop of the Diocese is to be asked i" the cloak rooms or Parliament, fully
to sanction tho transfer of Mr. Jarley. team It out. The British premier told
Ills marriage is to take place shortly, of two little street urchins who wan-
after which it is expected that Mr. l|or(J(1 fur iu foggy umm QM fltog|
Juiley  mul '" ■■^H
Lift Off with Fingers
Ills  lirlclo will  nettle  In
"I I'l'iim of Ilie Vies.!" Nnnr iuis formerly sulil undor Uio brand nnine  of
"hlnit's .(unlit)."   It Ih milled nl tlie bl|r mills of tho llodley-Hhaw Milling
I'll., Limited, nt Medicine Hut   Ilie Bout couplet* and mo«l modern mill.
In Wtatorn Cauda.
M1.11I11111. Htslutiranl
I'lirnrs, Cigarette* and t'nndy
.Meul* at All Hour*
Oiuioslle the Bank of Commerce
iiftiTiKiiin. They pushed tlieir
ntgnlnst every shop window in search
nt new siiihtH. Staring through u Imr-
lior'H window thoy beheld, for thuu, a
new sight. The burlier wns Blngelng
u customer's buir. "llllniy. Dill," exclaimed tbo older, "blltuy, but he's
looklu' for 'em wlv a light!"-Touts.
Give Sick, Bilious Child
"California Fig Syrup"
"California Syrup ot Figs" ts the
best "laxative physio'' to give to a sick.
feverish child who ls bullous or constipated. Directions for babies and
children on bottle. They love Its
fruity taste. Dewaro! Say "California" or you may not get the genuine
rocommended by physicians for over
thirty years. Don't Ksk Injuring your
child's tender stomach, liver and bowels by accepting an ImmlUtlon (Ig
syrup.   Insist upon "California."
Mr*. Malson says thut PaolllO
Milk has got her to try Botornl
other articles that aro made In
British Columbia. It sultB ber
so much better than any other
kind of milk she hns obtained
that she thought othor goods
made within the Province might
be equally above the averago.
We bave heard of Mrs. Malsoa's
cooking and believe that she is
a splendid Judge of what milk
should be, for this purpose. We
like to get these letters from
(rood cooks.
CO., 1TB.
Doesn't hurt n bit! Drop a llttlo
'i'Yi'e'/.one" on an aching corn, Instantly Hint corn stops hurting, then
shortly you lift It right oft with fingers.   Truly!
Your druggist soils a tiny bottle of
Traczono" for u few cents, sufficient
to remove every hard corn, eoft corn,
or corn between tbe toes, and the cal-
lussos, without soreness or Irritation.
Senator Harry S. New, of Indiana,
nnturully Jubilant over election returns may havo felt like one of his
Jewish constituents who was the Owner of a new car. Isaac also had a new
chauffeur. The combination proved
too much one day when they started
down a hill Into tbe business centre of
tho city. "Stop her, Jones," cried Isaac, "Ve nre going too test!" "I cant
I've lost control," cried the befuddled
chauffeur. "Den put on my brakes,
put on my brakes " "But they won't
act," said tbo chauffeur. "Deu tor
I heaven's sake." moaned Isaac, "nm
Into something cheap."—Toots. Thursday, March 17th, 1»21
Cranhrook Women Dye Finest
Materials Without Bisk
Each package of "Diamond Dyes"
contains simple directions to dtamond-
ilye worn, shabby skirts, waists dresses, coats, gloves, stockings, sweaters, draperies, coverings, everything,
whether wool, Bilk, i.nen, cotton or
mixed goodB, new, rich, fadeless colors. Buy "Diamind Dyes," no other
kind, then perfect results are guaranteed,    DrugglBt has Color Card.
Whal the cost of the administration
or Dr. A. 11. linker, us director of tli I
lirltisli Columbia Patriotic un-i Educational moving picture sorvlco lias
liu'ii to the province Is onu of tliu
Items of InvestiKiiton by tlie l'ubllc
Accounts Committee of lho Legislature, which llild business sessions
lust wook. The purl played In the recent provincial election wholl lho service was dovolod to propaganda In
support ot iho Liberal administration
will he Inquired into it possible, though
us tiio public accounts undor consideration aro those of fiscal your ending
March 81, 1020, Dr. linker's activities
us lioud ot tlie moving picture Borvlco
may be hold to be taboo until thc accounts for tho present flscul year ure
tabled next session.
Otlier items which will come under
scrutiny uro grants in aid o[ soldier
prospectors, six parties of whom
wore sent into tiie hills lust year; the
provincial sinking funds, und expenditures for game warden services, on
ull ot which points to lhe Opposition
members of the committee nre seeking detallB.
PERNIE, Mar. 7.—- The report of
United States .Consul, Norton F-
Brand, of the Fernle consular district,
shows an Increase in value of exports
for the yeur 1920 over the proceeding
year of (2U.903, a considerable margin
for the year, although in some lines
there wus a slight falling off ln values.
Tlie value of coal and coke sent over tile line last year was $2,977,473 as
against a total value of in 1919, (2.-
116,821; a gain ot $860,821.
Tliere was a decrease in value
of zinc exported In 1920, compered
Willi that of 1919, of $123,750.
Silver also shows up In the declln*
lug list; the amount In vulue Tor 1920
being $802,470, ns compnrod to $1,-
2tili,M4 In 1919, u decrease ot $407,-
Flourspnr shows a steudy Increuse
lu quantity umi vulue, uud the amount
for 11120 was $68,1167 compured to
$11,079 In 1919.
There is u slight decrease in vulue
of lumber exported  us  compured to
1019, amounting 111 value to $100,628.
This decrenso In manufactured lumber Is ahout equalised by otlier increases In vuluo of $160,464.
There is ulso a smull Increase In
vuluo of cadnr fence posts shipped
during 1920, the amount of increase
being $4,648. Piling also shows an
increase of $1,785 over 1919.
The month of January 1921 showed
the smallest volume of exports for
many months, being but $384,923.   In
i February lho declared   exports nm-
! minted to $558,204.
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After giving her simple buckthorn
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The Creston Board ot Trade at a
meeting last week took up among
other matters further consideration
of the advisability of securing Incorporation as a village.
An Interim report on the procedure
to be taken was outlined by Chairman
Garland of the municipal committee,
and in the discussion of his report the
board members present were both
unanimous and enthusiastic as to the
benefits that will accrue from the
erection of the village section of the
Valley area ln a village. At next
month's meeting a complete report
will be submitted, following which it
is expected active steps will be taken
to get on with vllage Incorporation.
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Afternoons  i.00 to   4.M
Evenings  7.10 to   $.10
gnudsys    J 80 to   4.S0
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Tiie Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co., Ltd., has under consideration
the Installation of a by-product plant
at Trail similar to that of tbe Granby
Consolidated Mining, Smelting and
Power Co., Ltd-, ul Anyox. The coal
used will bo obtained from the Crow's
Nest PasB or from the Coalmont Colliery. Tiie Consolidated can utilise
such a plant to special advantage, using the gas for roasting the sulphide
oro und for assaying and other furnace purposes; the benzol for operating motors und Internal combustion
englnesj tile tar as fuel; while the
coke would be substituted for that
purchased from tlie Crow's Nest Puss
coking plants.
It Ib to bo lioiM-ii tiio Provincial
Legislature of British Columbia will
not allow unother session to pass
without stops being tuken to change
tlie administration of coal, oil, and In*
ilustrlal minerals from the Lands De*
liartment to the Mines Department, to
whicli lt properly belongs. The Mines
Department lias tho technical men
callable of advising the government
along sane and business-like lines as
to tho administration of these minerals. At present this feature of the administration of the LandB Department
would be considered a joke were It
not that lt ls having serious and disastrous effects on the province at the
very time following the war when
the widest field of nctlvlty should be
encouraged. We know of coal discoveries which have been mado, hut the
discoverers have said nothing about
them because they are not permitted
to locate and operate them, and the
opportunity of providing profitable
employment for hundreds of idle men
is lost. Then the oil administration
of the Lands Department prevents the
employment of a large number of men
ln prospecting and developing the possible oil areas on the Peace River. It
is a Bolshevik policy, utterly un-Brlt-
Ish, holding back development, and
blighting the country with Its Russian
There are several iron and steel
promotions under way, most of them
with the usual object of skinning the
taxpayer by government guarantees
of bonds and other concessions. It
would be well If the government and
members ot the Legislature watched
approaches from these quarters with
considerable suspicion. One British
Company, already the owner of large
Iron and steel works In another part
of the British Empire, Is in the field,
with ample capital, asking no government subsidies. This Is the kind of
enterprise that Is wanted. The eetab
llshment of the industry by people
without capital or experience can only end ln dismal failure, which will set
the Industry and the province back for
years. One of the most difficult problems In connection with such an Industry is to find a market for the surplus over the small amount required
to meet the demands of home consumption. That problem can only be
solved by a firm ln the business and ln
touch with the worlds markets' The
Coast Iron and Steel Company has
had a good deal of newspaper publicity, but tts directorate has not a
practical man on the board; and certainly some of the publicity matter
supplied to the press is utterly misleading- It Is stated strong English
and American capital ls behind the
enterprise, but no proof of this has
been given and we must say for one
ot tho englneors who came here from
England to Investigate matters that
he left an unfavorable impression.
Tho British Empire Steel Corporation
ulso has the matter under advisement;
has selected Union Bay on Vancouver
island as thc best site for the industry; and thle company, with the other
llrltlsh company referred to, ore the
most likely promotions to ensure success of the enterprise.
Meets every Tuesday at I i m la
t»* Fraternity Hall
O. O. BsTSitiom. 0. C.
a H. (MUM. ILI1
Vlsltlig tntkren eertlellr to
vttod to attend.
Meets   every
Monday night
 ,     at Fraternity
Hair    lojoimlaa   (Mltaltowa
oordlally Invited.
Nokia Ureal,       Hts. les,
W. Soden W. M. Harris, P.O.
Officials thermometer rsadtngs at
(Continued from Page One)
ways BtrengthenB our hands to labor.
Our great thanks are also due for
cups presented by the Imperial Bank
of Canada, P. Bums and Co. ot Calgary and to Messrs. W-, H. Wilson and
the Pink Mercantile Co. of Cranbrook
for the cup which each presented
spontaneously. We have also had generous donations from the J. H. Ash-
down Hardware Co. of Calgary: the
Great West Saddlery Co., Calgary; the
T. Eaton Co. of Winnipeg and the R.
Simpson Western Limited of Rfglna-
Another far-reaching event wae the
offlcal visit to tills part of Mr. W. T.
MacDonald, the Live Stock Commissioner who was accompanied by Mr.
Newton, Chief Soil Inspector. We owe
a debt of gratitude to Dr. A. Knight,
Chief Veterinary Inspector for his
kindness, his fairness and ills manifest desire to help when here as judge
at our Eat Stock Show. Twice again
last year we were favored witli a visit
from Dr. Ilsley In connection with
tuberculin tests and each tlmo the district came out with a clean sheet. To
Mr. Norman Moore, Chief Forester, of
Cranbrook, we owe our gratitude for
advice and assistance kindly given.
We are pleased to note by the press
dispatches that our neighbors to the
south of us with headquarters at Cran*
brook are carrying on.
We wish for a closer union in order
to be able to work In harmony.
We have been promised licit the Act
governing the running of bulls will be
amended at the present session to
more closely protect the raising of
better animals on the range.
Cases have been reported of the
killing of sheep by dogs and the loss
of cattle. These matters have all been
given close attention with no known
material results to date, but we are
carrying on. The same remarks apply to cattle killed upon the railway
tracks, and our Hardy Annual, the
condition of the fences along the right
of way of the Kootenay Central Railway.
The price ot beef on the hoof was
exceptionally low last fall but Incidentally it may be said that the price
offered for sheep was fair and that for
hogs was, and Is, high.
The annual report of the District
Board of Trade shows the following to
be the number of cattle in tbe Windermere district and other stock:
Beef cattle 	
(Our earliest record) 1914      1920
■t cattle  1036      1780
Milk cows   108       176
Registered bulls       4 31
Registered females   17
Sheep    60
The Dominion Oovernment telephon"
system is being further extended and
more of our members now have an opportunity of Joining up. There is every likelihood of further extension
during the spring.
This year we welcome some new
members and also the return of some
who had parted from ub. We desire
for the benefit of the stock industry
to still add to our numbers and Increase our sphere of influence.
Faithfully yours,
March llth, 1921.
March 10   30
Marcli 11   26
Marcli 12    20
Marcli 13   10
March 14   31
March 16   36
March 16   26
Speaking a tew days ago ln the
House at Victoria ln regard to the
work of the employment bureau established by the government throughout the province, the attorney-general
gave out detailed figures covering the
years work accomplished by these offices during the twelve months recently brought to a close. Records of tbe
various offices show the following figures:
Appli-   vacan-
cants    cles
Vancouver    ..67,258    46,369
Victoria    12,712      7,161
N. Westminster 3,071
Nanaimo .... 978
Pentlcton — 451
Prince Rupert 2,866
Kamloops  ...  4,478
Vernon   2,909
Kelowna      402
Grand Forks .    627
Nelson    3,192
Phone No. «M
Omabrook-  .   •   .B.C.
Cranbrook ...
Revelstoke ...
Prince Qeorge.
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Hon. William Sloan, minister of
mines, replying to a question by Mr.
W. K. Esling, member for Rossland
lias stated that the government had
given ten thousand dollars to Mr. C
It. Williams under the Mineral Survey
and Development Act. Mr. Williams
was given this money for "determining
tlie available tonnage of Iron ores,
coal and fluxes suitable for the manufacture of iron and steel and tbe accessibility of such deposits to transportation." Ho commenced work In
November, 1920, and tht work is not
yet finished. Mr. Sloan bad no
knowledge, he said, as to whether Mr.
Welcome — This Is The Llfel
The Prince George Leader ls the
latest venture into the journalistic
field in this province. Tht initial is-j
sue, dated March 4th, lias Just reached !
the Herald office. It la a bright look- j
ing sheet, and appears to be well supported from tho point of view of nd-,
vert.sing. Central B.C. is a big field, j
and ls understood to be rapidly set- j
tling up, but there is still room fori
many more, and the appearance of a
second paper at Prince George may be
taken as an indication that things
are expanding very rapidly in that vi-
clnlty. Tlie Leader is published by
the Leader Publishing Co.. Ltd.. with i
J. Q. Quinn as managing director. To'
It Ue
Williams   was   connected   with   the the nowcomtr the    Herald    extends;
Coast Range Steel Company LlraUed,
The area over which Mr, Williams
worked was on Vancouver Island and
adjoining Islands, and the southern
portions of the province, including the
Kootenay district. Mr. Francis Percy
was employed along with Mr. Williams
aa assistant engineer.
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What do you know about Canada?,
It is surprising how little the average
Canadian does know about Canada
With the exception ot tlie district In
which he lives. Each day The Calgary
Dally Herald on Its editorial page
prints a series of questions and ans-:
wers giving information purely Cana-
d'an about tlie country in which you
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Lack ot blood causes all aorta ot
diseases and trouble. The disease
terms attack you much easier. Tou
are down and out before you know lt.
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They are a wonderful blood maker. It
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or 6 for 12.60.  Th* Bechell Drug Co.
Th* Craabrook Drag aad Book Ca,
Feral* Poultry and Pet 8tock Association haB adopted a novel method
for spreading Its sphere of usefulness
abroad. They are holding a drawing
on April 8th, for which there wll Ibe
nineteen prises each tor one dosen
eggs from pure bred stock.
Following hia recent visit to Victoria where he Interviewed th* provincial government on various matters
relating to th* constituency, Mr. C.
F. Hayes, editor ot th* Creston Review, reported back to the Liberal
Association at a meeting held there
last week. A feature of the report
was the statement as to where Kootenay Plate drainage matters had developed, tt seems that already the
B.C. government haa disposed of all
preliminaries and only awaits word
from the U.S. authorities that the Americans are prepared to proceed In order to get the engineers together In
conference to decide on the best plan
ot operations to enable the engineers
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FBOM VIU\. IN  1020
VICTORIA— Thoro   were    ..90.
iutcs of timber burned in British Col
urabla during tliu last   fire   season,
acordlng to the report of the   forest
branch iireesuted to the legislature
the Hon. T. U. Pattullo, minister
lands.   Tills represents   a   loss
286,000,000 ftet board measure, vain
at $209,909.
Tlie damage to young growth n
] range is estimated at $186,000, or
total damage to forests of $485,000,
against $1195.000 In 1919.
i ml
An important resolution which
would permit ministers of the Crown
to sit in either Chamber of Parliament
when their departments are affocted
by measures before either Chamber
Is to be introduced in tlie Commons at
At tho present iinu Inconvenience
is sometimes caused by tho fact that
estimates and other matters up In the
House of Commons affecting departments, tho ministers of which arc sitting in tho Senate and the explanations, must be taken over by one of
lhe other ministers.
Members who have questions to ash
regarding departments -such as Tost
Office, Labor and Interior, havo la
tho past protested because there was
no minister In tiie Commons who was
absolutely In touch with conditions in
these departments.
It is therefore proposed "that, in
tho opinion of (iiis House, it Is In tho
interests of good government that
ministers of (lie Crown should be permitted to sit in either Chamber, whenever measures and policies nro introduced affecting their respective departments."
Tho resolution is almost certain lo
create an interesting debate, if Us acceptance is pressed.
Remark 'has several times been
made in Parliament and elBewher*
th.it the splendid work performed by
the Experimental Farms System In
Canada is not nearly so widely known
and appreciated ns it should be. In
the Agricultural Carctte of Canada for
Januaiy tliere appears an outline of
ilio system and tho tasks In which It is
engaged. The Central Experimental
Farm at Ottawa is,tho headquarters of
tlu. twenty branch or auxiliary farms
and stations. It is stated that there
Is ono farm iu eaeii of the provinces
of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Ontario, two in Nova Scotia,
tour In Quebec, two in Manitoba, three
In Saskatchewan, two in Alberta aud
four in British Columbia. There are
also two sub-stations in Alberta, two
In the Yukon und one In British Col
umbla. In addition, working with tlie
system are tobacco stations at Farm
ham, Quebec, and Harrow, Ontario.
At all of these experimental and re-
search work of national Importance is
ended on. Eighty illustration or demon! ration stations have also been
established In New Brunswick, Nova
Scotia, Quebec, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Each branch of agriculture
is dealt with in actual experiment,
and lho results are made public
through tlie press and by means of
addresses, demonstrations, and exhibits. In short every effort is made to
encourage, advance and benefit agriculture, tho basic industry of the
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11 a.m. — Divine Service.
12 110011. — School Session.
7.30 p.m—Evening Service.   Scries of sermons continued.    Subject, "William Bwart Gladstone."
Preacher: KEV. It. IV. LEE
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Volume 1 Of An Unique Wur
Record Makes Its
Under tho above title tiie Canadian
Hank of Commerce ims published un
Interesting volume contain ing hundreds of liitters written by members
of its stuff wiiile engaged In tho CJreat
Wnr. In an Introduction, Sir John
Alrd, president of iho Bank of Commerce, draws the attention of tho
public to the splendid record made by
Die staff of bis bank autl other banks.
This hank gave of Its BlaU over 1700
of its mou. of tbi* number 4fin wont
forth in tho first yenr of the war.
This drain upon the service created a
problem hitherto unknown In banking
circles and Sir John points out that
in this critical time for commorco und
Industry "women came to tbe rom-tin
and right nobly ilitl they buckle down
iu their tasks, ami through their do-
voted labors our young men were
freed for active sorvlco and tiie busi-
ni'SH of a nation nt war went on.'*
Members of the staff fought on every
battle front. Some "SO mado the
BUPfflme sacrifice and few escaped
Without injuries and sickness. Many
liavu returned to tlieir duties aud tbe
president declares tbat "quiet confidence and efficiency marks tiicir every
Tbe numerous loiters received from
trench, billet, prison camp, and hospital, provide excellent collateral reading along with formal history. In fact
in days to come these letters mny ba
looked upon as classics and examined
closely for the fooling and emotions
of a period which no formal history
can ever record.
..Tho following arc the names of
those who enlisted from tlie Cranbrook
branch of the bank from time to time:
Corp. T. F. Bolson, wounded; Gunner
G. Dinning; Gunner P, B. Hornl-
brook'j Sergt. G. F. Horspool, wounded twice.)
The task of editing these hundreds
of pages has been well carried out by
Chas. L, Foster, Staff Inspector of tbo
Canadian Bank of Commerce. The volume, which may be followed by
others, is splendidly gotten up, and
one lives through the anxious days of
tho war again perusing Us pages.
There is a note of indomitable courage
and cheerfulness running through the
letters which after all was probably
tbe underlying motive for the undying
namo which the entire Canadian
Corps achieved while on service.
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The trial of James /.uio, tlie prisoner ln thc Blalrmore murder case,
wherein Mrs. Olive McDonald was shot
last December, opened at the Macleod
assizes on Monday. Prominent coun-
sol are appearing for both llie prosecution and Iho defence, and Ihere aro
many witnesses to be called, it Is ntnl-
od. Tbo case lias aroused wide interest through tha Crow's Nest Bass, thc
principals both being well known.
Zltto has been expressing confidence
that be wll] tic cleared uf titanic in regard lo tbo tragedy.
woi.Ks debt; report for
(Continued  from Pago  One)
made towards tbo end of tbo fiscal
year to employ a locating eugineer,
wbo Is now busily engaged on this
work. .
Owing to tbe fact that my late urriv-
lil In teklng over the district, ln which
my first duties were to familiarize
myself witli the territory and to investigate tbo many requirements for tho
coming fiscal year, I am not able to
do Justice to the district in the report
herein respectfully submitted.
Yours obediently,
District Engineer.
Kxpendilures on liie roads and
trails under the general head aro de-
lailed as follows:
liiilluck Itnnoh  t   10.50
Coolldge Ranch       30.60
Crnnbrook (adjacent to city) 1,842,80
Cranbrook-Baker Mountain ..   27H.25
Cranbrook-Flsh Lake      251.20
t'liiuhroeik-dold Crook          27-.S7
Crnnbrook-Klmberley   8,620.00
Cronbrook-Klngsmlll      437.85
Crauhrook-MIssion    773.58
t'runbrook-Now Lake   000.12
Crnnbrook-St. Mary River ...    00.51
Eager ILll-Port Steele  1,103.00
Fair (.rounds  56.00
(ireon Bay   389.00
dreon   336.75
Jnhns-Mennle   200.00
Klmborley-Morrison   106.00
KImbcrley-Sullivan Mine .... 3,970.92
Main Trunk (Cranbr'k-Moyle) 1,219.13
Main Trunk (Cranbrook-Ward-
ner    1,186.70
Main Trunk (Moyie-Goatfcll) 171-75
Main Trunk (Yahk-Kingsgate)    162.60
Marysvlllt-St. Mary Lako ... 531.70
Maycock Settlement   20.40
Mead'owbrook  305.25
Mission-Fort Steele (old) ... 215.50
Mlssion-Marysvllle     383.00
Mlsslon-Wasa (upper)   2,538.19
Mission.Wasa (lower)   533.70
Mun'roo Lake   91.00
McConnell's Meadows-Hamilton and Tcel's Ranches  150.00
New Lake   44.50
Porry Creek   507.65
St. Mary Settlement   2,021.28
Stamlurd Mill-Cox Ranch  45.50
Ta-ta Creek Settlement   898.04
Waldo Settlement   63.00
Wardner-Casey   60.00
Wardner-Gateway    243.38
Wasa Bridgo-Skookumcbuck 302.25
Yahk-Meadowbrnok   48.00
Hell Roaring Creek   21000
White Fish (new)   40.00
Slntervllle     04.91
Camp equipment   449.95
riant and tools   2.017-92
General Foreman**. $1,874.13
Offico        19.55
Auto        807.98
 —- 2,701.06
Total    J35.S70.28
Compared to tills expenditure of
$35,870.28, under the general head ot
Roads. Streets and Trails, the Fernle
district received an aggregate expenditure of $31,764.31, and tbe Kaslo district $28,974.21. Under the heading
Bridges, Cranbrook district is credited w:th nn expenditure of $9,420.40,
ns against $31,495.23 tor tbe Fernle
district, and $19,698.69 for the Kaslo
In addition to these expenditures,
under the B.C. Loan Act of 1919, other
expenditures on the roads in the district wore made as follows:
Eager Hill-Fort Steole .... $2,948.16
Main Trunk Road (Cranbrook-
Wardncr)    18.030.03
Main Trunk Road (Moylc-Goat-
fell)   6.207.7$
Main Trunk Road (Cranbrook-
Moyle)      6,040.34
Yahk-Klngsgnto       4,250.51
Total  $38,137.39
Under the Aid to Mines Act thero Is
also, reported the expenditure of $380
on a road from Kimberloy to tht North
Star Mine, and also $4987 for a road
to the Society Girl Mine. In tlie Fernle district $992.00 ls reportod as
spent on tbo rood From Fort Steole to
Wild Horse Creek, and $12 on a trail
to Iron Mountain, theso expenditures
also coming undor tho Aid lo Mines
Advertising seems lo be an art yet
lo bo discovered by somo people—at
least the practical part of it. A con-
constant stream of water from ono or
more flro engines will soon extinguish
or get under control a v ry large flro,
while a few buckets of water dashed
hero and thero have little or no effect.
Tho modern fire department is practical and has outgrown the bucket
I system. So lt is with modern advertising—plenty of ft, used In a practical
common sense and judicious manner,
Tho following is a list of the ore
received at tho Trail Smelter during
tlto wook ending March 7th:
Company mini*-..   8,107
to guard agninst In skin injuries, in
germ infection. This Is what causes
tlie throbbing* shooting pain in your cuts,
scr.itclicfl and burns—it's thoreal smiles
of blood-poison and inflammation. Ona
touch of Zam-Uuk will save you thisperll.
ties make it thc safe and ideal first-aid.
At the same tfme as it allays tlie pain and
irritation of a burn or a scald, ZaHi-Uul;
aldo drives out any poison or germ disease
that may be in the broken tissues. It
ends all danger of your wound or sore
going " the wrong way."
Ia Zam-Buk there's no trace of animal
fat or mineral impurity such as you pet
in ordinary ointments and salves, It's
just iho purest, safest and most concentrated healing substance ever discovered.
Mrs. S. Cliff, of Melette, S.D..says:—*
"I gashed my fingers severely with a piece
of tin. The wound became infected and
swelling and throbbing spread right up
into my shoulder. So long as I live I
shall remember the wonderful relief experienced the first time I used Zam-Uuk,
Kvery bit of inflammation and poisonous
matter was drawn out of tho wound by
Zam-Buk, nnd perfect healing resulted."
If ynu hnvii nol slrrattj tried thll fimniis her-
ImI ImIim ii )e.M:.uu> ui /am link Co , Duporal
St., Tot unto, will brin-j voa• IrM dial haa.
\i'".':,.r ''M
l :3?..'.'™,f!;SI
Canadian Women
Thc New Electorate
THB women of Canada to lake full
advantage of their new urerogatjve,
to tako their proper place in the
management of Canadian affairs, musi
keep Informed on qitOBtlons of Uie day,
must have the necessary Itnpwlcdge of
current events to enable lliein to form
definite opinions ou public questions,
TIIE Calgary Herald's daily women's
page and special Saturday women's
features have a special interest for
women in thc home.
THE Calgary Herald is first, last and
all the time a great family newspaper,— it serves women in tho
home, in public life, In business, In tho
professions and in industry.
JJhe Calgary fla/ly Jfei-ald
Order from your Loral Airent or direct from ino
I'lilillslicrs nt I'nlfliry
By mall, KIS.IIO jier yenr, tmyulile In advance. .,    ....
__^ _j(     *'.';v--w..i.°>!
rnssoiigeris to United States points
will after Marcli 15 bo obliged to puy
an added charge in accordance with
an order just issued by the board of
railway commissioners. The further
ono travels ino the interior of the
southern republic thc more money in
surcharge one will have to pay.
In the judgment Isued by thc railway commission iho right is granted
to tlie railways of Canada to make
surcharges on passenger trifflc between Cauadu and the United States.
This means that Canadians purchasing passenger tickets to United States
points will be required to pay, not
only tlie usual price of tlie ticket,
but an additional amount to cover the
difference in value b-tween Canadian
and U.S. money.
Thc surcharges provided depend in
amount on the distance from tlie international border of the place wheie
the ticket is •■purchased. In other
words, the rate that will be charged
here will be higher than the rate at
Calgary, for instance, on account of
tho shorter distance from the border.
OTTAWA.— The British Columbia
Telephone Company has filed with
the Hoard of Itallwuy Commissioners
an application for increases In exchange rentals and telephone charges
amounting to 1*197,000 por annum. The
lucre uses asked for ure principally
confined to tho larger exchanges in
tho company's territory.
In Vancouver an Increase of $1.50
a mouth on business telephones, making the churgo ?7.r.o Instt nd of $6.00,
Is asked for, aud also nn Incrcnso of
DO conts a month on residential telephones. In nddltlon to tho flut rnte
service, the company Is asking for an
Increase ot $l-i>0 per hundred calls
In lis measured service to small business subscribers, making this rate
$5.1)0 for the first hundred calls, nnd
three emits for every additional call
over the hundred.
In Victoria thc application asks for
au increase of $1.50 a month in the
business telephone rate, and 25 cents
a month In the residential rate.
An Increase of 50 cents on individual telephones only is asked for In
Now Weatminster.
. The company Is applying for an
Incrcnso of 50 cents a month on business telephones ln Nanaimo and 75
cents and 25 cents oq individual and
two-party line residence telephones,
In North Vancouver an Increase of
$1 a month on business telephone
rates is applied for and of 75 cents
and 25 cents on individual and two-
party residential telephones, respectively. No Increasos are asked for on
the other smaller exchanges operated
Ity the company.
The company ig also applying for a
servlco connection charge, which, it
claims, is today recognized and in
force iu practically every telephone
company. Tlie rnte asked for as a
service connection charge, for complete new Installation, Is $5 for business telephones and $4 for relsedntial
Tlie proposed increases are to he
strenuously opposed hy thc Coast city
residents, it is understood.
Kootenay Granite k Monumental Co* Ltd*
General stone Contractors aii
Monumuotal Worka
Front St, Nelson   P. 0. bw 8M
"British Columbia has put the curt
before the horse in tlto matter of its
liquor legislation," remarked Ucorgc
H. Ross, prominent Calgary lawyer,
last week, when shown the dispatch
from Victoria In which Premier Oliver
called upon the legislature to support
Iiis motion to request tho Dominion
government to pass legislation to support the provincial measure.
"It is my opinion,'' said Mr. lloss,
"that success of the B.C. legislation
iu this matter is very improbable
What B.C. should have done is to
have taken advantage of thc Dominion
legislation to submit a plebiscite as
regards Importation, as. Alberta Ims
done, and thus secure full control of
the situation. As matters now stand
In that province importation of liquor
is permitted by the Individual as well
as by tho government, and any government control under such clrcuin-
stnnces Is, as I say, very Improbable■"
As regards the Dominion government supplementing the provincial
act by further legislation, Mr. Hohs
points out that tho Domlniou government hns already placed legislation
ou Its books which hy n plebiscite
would turn over the entire liquor situation lo tiie province itself.
l'racUcn! ComBercUl Conrae In
Skortliand, Typewriting
BooUHpl.fi Commercial  l.nw
Commercial English ml
For Particular* Appl; lo
C; W. TYI.K11, I'rluclpnl
P. O. Box, 14, Nelaon, B.C.
Ml. (li DAILY—To Nullum, Vancouver, Spolmno, etc. Arrive 12.10 p.
in.; lonve 12.20 p.m.
Ml. 118 IIAILY-To Fornle, I.rth-
liriiliio, Modlclne Hut, Caliarj, etc.
Arrive 4.10 p.m.; leave 4.20 p.m.
rrini.iroi.lt, Fernle, l.ethhrlilir, Card-
■Ion Ncrtlroi
1 Ml. Ill   1.1-iivo ii.4(> a.m.;  NO. U -
1   arrive   tuo   p.m.  Connection   al
Miu-li'iiil to nntl (rom CalK»rjr; eon*
nectlun nt Lothbrldite to and (rom
Mi'ilVIno Hat.
HEPATOL-A remoTea 43.11 Stone,
correct! Appendicitis In 24 hours
without pain. Registered under
Pure Food and Drue Act. fO.CO
Sole llanolaeturer
UBS.   GEO.   8.   ALMAS
Boi lOTI KM 41k Ave. S.
Cranbrook) Wycllffe, Klmberler Ser-
vice i
Ml. N2tl-I.er.vo 7.05 a.m.; NO. 891—
arrlvo 2.10 p.m.
Cranbrook, Lake Windermere ill
Golden Serlvee.
Mouthy and Thursday, each weak
—NO. 821, leave • a.m     Wednesday
and   Saturday—RO. 822. arrive   1.30
For further  particulars apply to
any ticket agent,
District Passenger Agent, Calgary.
tnctlicinc fur nil I-Vmnle Cuiuplalnt. J-5 a box,
or three for fill, nt <)riifr Htnreii. Mnlled tonny
iulilrcs.t on receipt uf in ice. TIIK Scobbll DKUO
Co,. St.CiiUmrlnea, Ontario. (
for Nerve nml nrnln;lncrcni«a '"Krey inntUr';
h Tonic-will build you tip, flin hot, or two for
<6,iit.trugn(orcii or by mul on reccliit of prict.
TDK Kcomei.1- I>BUO Co.. W. i.'ntbarint*, OoUriO.
Md %. Onrt-Mk BMk A Dng 0» Thursday, March 17th, 1921
Program of Easter Cantata To Be
Rendered in City Good Friday Evening
As announced elsewhere ln this Issue, an augmented choir is giving a
rendering ot Mauntler's sacred cantata, "From Olivet to Calvary," ln the
Methodist Church on Good Priday evening, March 25th. It Is extremely
appropriate Easter music,   und will
provide a real treat for those who en-
Joy choral music. Prom 7.80 p.m. to
8.00 Itev. S. V. Redmond will give
a number ot organ selec'ions, and tho
cantata will follow. During the evening* an ottering will ho taken. It
wus first doclded to charge GOc ad
mission, but owing to Uie day being
'.ti id Friday, It was was tlicuglit best
to tulte an ottering. It is hoped, how
ever, that tlie audience will g.ve at
least the antotilil originally thought
The program will be as follows:
On The Way to JcniBiilem
Chorus, "When O'er thu Steep tit Olivet," Cliolr
Hefore Jerusalem
Itrt'ltullvc. "Uko n Pair Vision," W. Shepherd
Roo, mill Air, "0' .It rnsiilom," Is. 1). ..digger
in the Temple
Iti'ciiiitlvo,     "In lhe Temple,"     W. Bhophord
RooltutlVO,     "II ia Written."     I.. 1). ltengger
Bolo, "Alio! her TamplQ,"     Mrs. A. Wallace
Chorus, "Anothor Tomplo Walls Thou," Choir
Heiiil t'liortiH,   "Hour My Cry,"   plght Voices
The Mount of Olives
Air,        "Not ol This World,"    Is. ltlchnrdson
Chorus, "Twits Night o'er Lonely Olivet," Cliolr
Solo,        "He, was Despised,"     W. Shepherd
Solo nnd Quartette, "Come Unto Me," 1.. Rich
ardson;   Mrs.  Adlard,  Mrs. MePheo,
W. Shepherd, P. Lodge,
18.   Chorale and Quartette, "Just as I Am," Choir;
Miss Sarvls, Miss A. Sarvls,
Mr. Hanna, Mr. Walker.
A New Commandment
14.   Roc. and Air, "A New Commandment,"   L .D.
15,   Semi Chorus, "0* Thou Whose Sweet Compassion," Mrs. Ashworth, Mrs. Wallace,
Mrs. Norgrove, Miss McKenzie,
W. Richardson, Mr. Hanna,
1..  I). Rengger. P.  A.  Williams.
Hi.   Ilec.."And Whtn tliey hud Sung n Hymn," I,. I).
17.   t'litiiiilt, antl Qiiartotto,  "Thy Will be Done,"
Mrs. Atlliirtl, Miss A. Sarvis,
S. V. Rodman, 15. Walker..
• Betrayed nnd Forsaken
17.   Chorus, "Anil  Willie  He  yet  Spake,"    Choir
10,   Itt.c. and A!r, "Ye who Sin and Sorrow,"   W.
Before Pilate
UO.   Chorus with Solo, "Pilate: Crucify Him,,"   L.
Richardson and Choir.
The March to Calvary
21. March,     "On to Calvary," Mrs. T. C. Phillips
22. Chorus, "Tho Saviour King (loos Forth to Die,"
23. Roc, "And Whon Thoy Came to the Place," L.
D. Rengger.
24. Solo,   "Droop, Sacred Head,"   Miss E. Parrett
25. Chorus,        "Droop, Sacred Head," Choir
26. Chorale,          "Rock of Ages," Cliolr.
Craubrook, B.C.
March 16th, 1921.
Dear Sir:
In a recent Issue ot the Vancouver
Milling and Kngineering Record tliere
appears an article dealing editorially
with the prospective eslabltslimtnt,
:n this province, ot a steel plain.
Ab tho article mentioned displays
a characteristic failing of most Coast
writers and an Ignorance of the possibilities of British Culumbla in regard
tti iu-uiatlto Iron ore that Is amazing
when read in tlie editorial columns ol
a Journal assuming to present reliable
Information and opinions upon any
subject pertaining to mining, I   wish
cull your attention to the article
referred to  und  point out that for
nly ur more years back r-asl Kntn-
y bus been known to be capable
,,r produolng a considerable tonnage
tit hematite iron of high grade uud
frto from tiie delerrent qualities
often found in such deposits.
Sufficient tonnage of that type ut
hematite bus been proven by the -mull
amount of development work already
done. Much more work Is well
warranted on such properties as have
been located and In any manner devel
oped. These consist of several differ
ent locations lu closo proximity tt
eacll other and none at any 'great ills
tanco from transportallon facilities
cheap power, coking coal and fluxing
The East Kiootenay Prospectors,
throogh tlrelr organization, are oa-
deavoring to secure a special report
by the Department of Mines upon the
merits of the hematite possibilities
of East Kootenay and more reliable
data may bo obtained therefrom In
the very near future It such Invest iga-
W. D. Hill's Great Sacrifice Sale
Still Continues
AND - When Hill Puts on a Sale - IT'S GENUINE
LADIES!—Wc have decided to make a greater Cut than ever before attempted in our LADIES READY - TO - WEAR
Department,  and we offer for
Botany Serge, Silk and Satin Dresses,
Georgette Waists, Middies and Blous'es,  ,
at Exactly ONE-HALF the Prices Regularly Quoted.
These are up to Ihe very minute styles and models and we defy competition either In
materials or workmanship,   fall nnd be convinced that we mean business.
These lines will be special lor Ihe i days only,   FRIDAY,   MARCH   18th   and
Saturday, March mth
We have hnil shipped lo us a consignment of
Ladies* Coats ■ All the Latest Models
e Sliorl Sports t'onl, Polo Coats, and Fancy Gaberdines, and have arranged to
itiite those off Ilie manufacturers hands at half the regular values.   This lot was manufactured for n Wesl Kootenay firm, and we were fortunate indeed In securing them at
half price.   We are passing the benefit of our purchase along to die rrunbrook public.
Kindly call and ask to see this line
All other lines in the Store reduced ONE-FOURTH off regular prices
a few "f our offerings herewith wa mention
Ladles lilncli. Drown or White Hose, worth 000 regulur !l pairs for 11.00
While or Striped flannolfltlo, .worth -ir.c per yard 4 yds. for 11.00
Misses ami Uoj'S School Shoes) worth regular 94.00, all sixes   for #8.00
Anil oTorj line of dress goods. Milks, etc., reduced In the same proportions
Our Sale Is Now
In Full Swing
and we live up to our advertising. We do not hesitate to admit that we must unload and if
prices count for anything we
will do so
—-and we have always had the reputation ot carrying the tiest lines
All to be Sacrificed
tion in made in anything llko ub tlior-
ougli a maimer ua wan thu oxamtua-
lUon ot tno Sautl Creek Iron deposits
two summons ago by Mr. A. CJ. Laug-
ley, resldeut Mining Engineer Tor tlie
His reputt upon tiie results ol Ills
Investigation ut only one ot tiie small
est localltlona In tiiat vicinity was
audi as to warrant the investigations
ot capitalists, and muy bu found in tlit
annual report ot lhe Minister ot Mines
lur 1819.
Realizing tltut the time Is ripe for
reporting upon the possibilities of
this and several other distinct types
of ore as well as upon Individual
properties our association is anxious
lo have tliis work proceeded with us
speedily as possible In order that the
information may become embodied ln
official records. Such statements as
those used by the writer referred to
would then be absolutely inexcusable
and bear no weight in tlie minds of
such Inquirers or readers us may be
Interested in the types of ore covered
by the reports.
T'i make a statement of tonm.no
available is not advisable at present.
iiu same may be said regarding the
quality, Let that bo covered at present by tiie simple statement that ample quantity and suitable quality of
hematite Iron Is already known to
exist In Kast Kootenay to warrant a
most thorough investigation by com-
petlicnt mining engineers In the interest of capital seeking such ore,
previous to deciding upon n location
for u steel industry within B.C. This
statement ls made advisedly and not
without sufficient knowledge of tbe
requirements of such un industry.
Tlie editorial referred to ^assumes
nn unquestionable tlmt the* location
of such an industry must be at the
coast and in the samo article admits
tho most effective argument against
such a locution.
Wb.it sound business reason can be
produced to uphold tho location of
such a plant at the Coast In tho face
of such admission?
Why not Investigate our claim in
tho Interior before rushing into wrong
conclusions Iu matters Involving the
Investment of muny millions?
Glvo tho interior an opportunity to
show tho steel peoplo at least what
they have, investigate tbe possibilities and thon base Investment upon
.sound ideas.
It is highly probable that a com-
ploto investigation of the iron deposits of East Kootenay may develop a
lombincd hematite and mugnetlc Iron
deposit of nn Ideal typo und capacity
to warrant the location ot a steel plant
within this district Instead of at the
Tho Prospectors' Association is prepared to show investors where a considerable amount ot such Iron ore
Is suitably located but unstaked and
may be had upon any basis that will
glvo tbo discoverers a fair deal. No
hold-up prices will be asked for the
information and every assistance
within  the power of our organized
prospectors will bo placed at tho dti
posai of capital provided development
is assured.
IjOcuIo the industry wliere sound
business reasons may warrant but develop our own bemutite and magnetite instead of tht Mexican and South
American as admitted by liie writer
ot the editorial. This, It is stated,
will bu necessary in the event of tlte
plant being located "at the Coast."
Hoping that you will use your best
endeavors to counteract the ill-effect
of such Ignorance of our own natural
resources on the part of mining journalists and assuring you that East
Kootenay Prospectors* branch of the
B.C. Prospectors' Association stands
ready and willing at any time to provide the investors full and complete
Information regarding the mineral rc-
haik pali onr
Immediately after using "Danderine" you can not find any dandruff or
falling bu«r, but what "pleases you
most is tliut you rhair iei ms twice us
abundant; so thick, glossy and Just
radiant with lire und beauty. Get a
-15-ceot bottle now. Havo lots of
long, heavy, beautiful hair.
i to curry about 1 part of magnetic
ron to 1*& parts uon-magnetlc.   De-
lir&Ue hematite is known to acta; in
due proximity.    This is only  mentioned us a report by a prospector
that is being investigated by the Association in his behalf but at present
sources of East Kootenay at any time I remains to be substantiated before be-
upon request.   I am In behalf or same ing taken seriously.   J. F. H.
Thankfully yours,
J. P.
P.O.  Box  54.
Cranbrook,  B.C.
P.8.—Our Assocution has on band
samples from ;i sliowiiiK claimed to be
of such sizes us in Itself to be cupuble
of producing millions of ton;- This
statement Is being Investigated antl if
verified by tho Association will be
brought to the attention of the local
resident Mining Engineer. Samples
tested by the Association hava shown
Tonight sure! Let a pleasant,
harmless Cascaret work while you
skep and have your liver active, head
clear, stomach sweet and bowels mov-
ng regular by morning. No griping
or Inconvenience, 10, SS or B0 cent
boxes. Children love this candy cathartic too.
Could Your Automobile
(a) Cause a person's injury or death?
(b) Cause damage to valuable property of others?
(c) Receive serious damage in a collision, resulting in
huge repair bills?
(d) Be damaged by FIRB?
(e) Be STOLEN and receive serious damage?     Or   be
STOLEN and not recovered?
(t)   Through the wreck or burning of a vessel or railroad
train be badly damaged or destroyed?
J.    IV.    gpCUe,   MuDSBtT
Phone 280 Craubrook, U.C
Persons owning bulls or stallions in the area served
by the Stock Breeders Association of South East Kootenay
are warned that any infringement of the law forbidding
such animals to be at large on the range will be punished
to the fullest extent possible this season.
The Association issues this notice with the assurance of the fullest assistance from the District Forester
and the Provincial Police in carrying it out.
Per A. B.Smith. Sec.
Historical Events in Nova Scotia
(1) The Officer Quarters st Fort Anne, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.  This ls now a
museum where many Interesting historical relics are kept.
(2) Fort Anne Is divided Into two sections;  this is the connecting archway.
Tlu Nova Scotia Historical Society and its offshoot, tha Historical
Association ot Annapolis Royal art
making combined efforts to bring
about a fitting commemoration of
three interesting historic events this
year at Annapolis Royal, tha ancient
capital of the province. In 1904 the
tercentenary of the founding of this
place, under its former name of
'Tort Royal," was celebrated with
great eclat—probably 10,000 people
attending—and a monument to da
Monts, the founder, in a commanding position tn the grounds ot Fort
Anne, stands as a permanent
orlal of that occasion.
Now It is proposed to celebrate
and erect a memorial of the tercentenary of the birth of the Provin-e.
It was In 1621, the country then
being claimed by the British by virtue of Argall's conquest of Acadia in
1«18, that James I. of England, VI.
tf Scotland, granted to Sir William
Alexander (afterwards Earl of Stirling), a charter U make of this territory a New Scotland in America.
and a New France there niiirlu nlso
be a New Scotland In the New
World. This business was finally
arranged and the King's Letter,
authorising it Issued on the Sth August, 1621, and the date of the tor-
centerary celebration will in all likelihood be the Cth August this year,
and the scene of it the old Fort of
Annapolis, now called Fort Anne,
where a brome tablet will be erected
aa a memorial.
At tho same time and place the
legal profession will celebrate thc
bicentenary ot British Civil Courts
In Canada and put up a tablet in
memory of the establishment of the
first of such courts, whioh sat with*
in the walls of Fort Anne in 1721.
A tablet will also be presented
and dedicated bearing the following
"This tablet erected A.D. 1921
under tha auspices of the Historical
Association of Annapolis Royal commemorates the one hundredth an*
nlveraary of tha arrival in this Town
of Thomaa Chandler Hallburton who
lived hen eight yean and began in
this placo Mr g.-eat etnsi. is lav,
ssmstmmX* mms tt9sB lifc"
Thus there will be a tercentenary,
a bi-cen.enary and a centenary celebration, all on one day, in the old
stronghold of Port Koyal, whose
ramparts, bastions and outworks are
still tn a wonderful state of preservation, and form the centre of attraction tor thousands of visitors
every year.
The committees ln charge of tho
arrangements have hopes that the
Governor-General will be present to
unveil the tablets, which will bo
formally presented by representatives respectively of the province,
the legal profession and thc local
Historical Association, and will bo
received tor the nation by thc Minister of the Interior or some one representing him, and committed to the
care of the Superintendent of Fort
Anne, which is now a National 1'ark,
under the management of tbe Interior Department of the Fcieral
lt will be a memorable occasion
and no doubt will attract a ho-i oi
The full programmt, w;» *,re assured, will he glvo* to the nihil"
at as (till Mls\
• o „ T.      11  Owtbe Cea Cups
I bome i une • —
Vou will need—
A doctor—.
A prescription filled—
A good drug store—
A u d    careful    compounding,
Then remember  -
That we—
Await your orders—
And Faithfully—
Serve you.
CRA1TOR00K nilli: & BOOK
CO.,  LTD.
Will preacli Sunday al  11.00
"Conditions tn' Itciiial"
anil at  7.80  p.in.  on
"Building our own Homo"
12.00 noon Sunday School.
Tuesday al 8 [un. young Peoples meeting.
Thursday at s p.m., Prayer
und Praise meetiug.
Insure with Beale anu Elweli.
+   +   +
E. Uratio Linoleum $1.26 per sq. yd.
Crunbrook Exchange
Our  low  prices  win  every lime.
+    +    +
Quaker Bread at MacDonald's Gro-
+   +   +
A man   named Frunk Parsons wus
.rralgned before Magistrate Leask on
[onday under the Prohibition Act, beun found wiih liquor in his possesion.     He was assessed lo tho extent
*£ a hundred dollar fine.
+    +    +
Local spuds $1.75 und $1.85   cwt.,
Ikanagan  $2.00 cwt.;   onions 6  lbs.
5c, or lilt lbs. $1.00;   apples.   Jomi-
hans $2.60, Wagners $3.00; oranges
o arrive, small size per ease $5,26, or
5c, 30c and 36c a dozen up.
Cranbrook Trading Co.
Private Nursing Homo
Licensed by Provincial Govt.
Maternity and General Nursing
Massage ond Rest Cure, Highest
References, terms moderate.
Apply Mrs. A, Crawford, Matron
''''''io 258 P. O. linx 845
Address, Garden Ave. Cranbrook
To all   who  appreciate
their pianos at their beat
Ah in K. lYrkins
will be In Cranbrook in
a few weeks and will
make his regular calls.
Easter  .   .
. . Novelties
Only A Few Days to Easter
Complete Line Now on Display
I'HH'kRNS,        DICKS,        ROOSTERS,       KABBITS
and all kinds of Easter .Novelties to please the kiddies
Just In, and On Display
Very latesl creations   in    CHILDREN'S, BOY'S AND
Our full line oi ExprOss, Artillery Oar and Tricycles
now on Display
al   Hie   5,   HI.   I.I   and   li.'te   Emporium
Moffatt's Variety Store
Quaker Bread at MacDonald's Gr*
+   +    +
Consult Beale & Blwell about the
Investment of your money In Municipal Debentures and other standard
+    +    +
A delegutluu from th* local UW.
V.A-, consisting of three members,
interviewed the Police Commission
last week in regard lo Ibe recent dismissal of the late chief from tbe city
police. Tho commissioners gave t
two-fold reason for their action, clal
ming negligence on the part of the
former chief in regard lo the Smith
Mil nor case which was recently up In
the city, and also that orders Issued
to him regarding the steps to be taken
in checking up stocks of liquor kept
ate residences were not
on hand at prl
fol lowed out.
+■    +    +
l .allies! -When Hill o tree is a sale
it's genuine. Please read carefully
lho following: Wo will on Friday,
March lDlh, offer ail our ladles' dresses In Botany serges, silk dresses, poplin dresses and satin drosses at exactly One-Half price. A dresB regularly sold for $14.00 will be sold for
$7.00. A dress regularly sold at $19.00
will be offered at $0.60, A dress regu*
larly sold at $.10.00 will bo offered at
$15.00. A dress regularly sold at $4S
will he offered at $24. No woman can
afford lo overook these lines and
W. D. HILL, tho Exclusive Ladies'
Wear Store.
+   +    +
Rolled oats, S lbs. 50c; rolled oats,
tubes, liOc; Braid's Ideal tea, 2% lbs
$1.00; Creamettes 15c per pkgj fresh
ground coffee 50c and (10c per lb. at
MacDonald's Grocery.
+   +    +
Tungsten Lamps, 40w 450
Tungsten lamps, 50w 60c
Cranbrook Ex cl. an go
Oa- low prices win every tlmo.
+   +   +
F. H. Dezall, local Studebaker
agent, reports a good interest being
taken in tbe new Studebaker automobile models. Mr, Simon Taylor of
this city lias become tlie owner of oue
of tlie new Studebaker Specials, and
got possession of ibe new car a few
days ago. Among other sales reported Is a special to Mr. T. H. Anderson,
of Waldo.
Good Friday Evening
Au Easter Cantata
"From Olivet to Calvary"
will be rendered in the
Methodist Church,
on Good Friday Evening, Mar. 25
Commencing at 8 p.m.
Organ recital by Itev. S. V. Redman at 7.30
No admission.        -        An offertory will be taken
.. Notice ^
We desire to inform our patrons and the public
generally that while (he Dry Goods Department of
the Slocan Mercantile Co. has been closed down In
Hie city, we are still carrying on our Tailoring Department and ulso (he Jewelry and Optical Departments. The former will be in charge of Mr. Beamish
of Vancouver, who is now in the city, and the latter
will continue In charge of Dr. It. V. Hoyt.
McLeod's Store,
+   +   <
Insure your car against fire, theft
and collision with Beale & Elweli.
+   +   +
Flour—Five Roses nnd Royal Household  $,,.50 cwt.,    lloblii  Hood $6.75;
rolled oats 8 lbs. 55c, or 20 lbs. $1-20,
Ogllvle cartons 80c, Tilson's pkg with
aluminum 45c or 2 for Siic;    wheat
or  corn  $4.00 cwt;   oats  $3i>.00 ton
cash; or bran $:tS.O0 ton; shorts $40.
Cranhrook Trading Co.
+    H*    +
Rolled oats. S lbs. 50c; rolled oats,
tubes, H0c; Braid's Ideal tea, 2% lha.
$1.00; Creamettes 16c per pkg; fresh
ground coffee 50c and 00c per lb. at
MacDonald's Grocery.
+   +   +
Accommodation  at tbe  police  station may soon be at a premium.     A
spring  cleaning an  dec rating  campaign has been In progress in the cells
and olllce tills week, anil the quarters
will doubtless be so attractive looking
wheu the work is done that sleeping
accommodation in the cells will probably bo In strong demand.
+   +   +
A Safety Deposit Box Insures absolute protection of valuable securities
against loss hy fire—Purchase a hox
from Beale & Blwell.
+   +   +
Mrs. Mary Grant was charged beforo the city magistral? on  Tuesday
on a- charge of conducting a disorderly house, and was fined $25.00.   Ar-,
isfng out of this was a second case,j
wherein a man hailing from Yahk
charged with assaulting another man.
Tho prisoner In this case was fined
+    +    +
Quaker Bread at MacDonald's tiro
+ + +
Two Celestials of the city, Wong
Sing and Ah Slug, were called upon
to pay for tlieir pipe dreams one day
last week, when llioy wero brought
up In the police court, and charged
witli smoking opium. Tbey hnd all
the paraphernalia and a complete layout of the goods. Tbey were fined
amounts of $40 and $10 respectively.
+ + +
Rolled oals, 8 lbs. 50c; rolled oats,
tubes, HOc; Braid's Ideal len, i!K* lbs.
$1.00; Creamettes lfio per pkg; fresh
ground coffee 50c and 00c per lb. nt
MacDonald's Grocery.
+ + +
Ladles! We wisli to draw your attention especially lo our windows
where merchandise will he on display
with prices marked In plain figures.
These prices will govern throughout
the entire store. We mean to unload
and If prices that defy competition
count for anything, wo will certainly
,  W. D. HILL, the exclusive indies'
wear store.
■+ + +
Constable Petty, who has been In
charge of tho R.C.M.P. detachment at
Creston the past two months, has been
transferred to Fernle. aud Is succeeded In command by Sergt. Soarle, who
took over the barracks at the end of
last week. Const, and Mrs. Summer-
field have also been transferred, their
destination being Cranbrook. Sergt
Soarlo Is accompanied by his wife
and Mrs. Scarlo's mother, who will
visit hero for a short tlmo. Const.
Riidbourne replaces    Const. Summor
Thursday, March 17th, 1981
»•■£ field. -Creston Review.
J. Sowerby, of Wasa, was In Cranbrook the middle of this week.
A. Solent, of WyciitlV paid the olty
a visit today.
F. E. Doollng, of Bull River, spent
last week-end in town.
Dr. j. II. Gee, of Ferule, was in the
city Sunday last.
Mra. Todd, sdio*-. teacher of Marys-
v.'lle, was a Craubrook visitor Monday.
0. lt. Plunkett, of Wycllffe, was in
Cranbrook the early j-nrt of tiio week.
W. Bond, was u visitor hero from
Vnlik this week.
T. 0. Sllngaby, of Jaffray, was a
business visitor hero yesterday,
W. 11. Sblra, was In town Trom Wasa Wednesday tills weok.
Mrs. M. W. Patton spent a day or
two at Macleod at tho beginning of
the week.
Percy Adams returned last week
from a short trip to Vancouver and
P. A. McGrath, of Bull River, and
P, Morris, also of that place, were
viaftors hero hist week-end.
J. E. Terrill, of the Floral Co. of
that name in Letltbridge, wns a business visitor bore Monday,
H. W. Thompson, the Willis Piano
man of Lethbrldge, wns in Cranbrook
last week,
A Shamrock Dance is being given
this evening at tho Recreation Club, in
honor of Ireland's patron saint.
W. Banford. travelling distr'ct C.P.
R. freight agent, of Nelson, was here
in his ofiicial capacity on Monlay.
Dr. and Mrs. H. H. Christie aud
children, of Bull River, were Cranbrook visitors Friday last.
Today was St. Patrick's Day, and
quite a few around tlie city allecled
the customary green favors in Erin's honor.
Mr. John Q. Adams nnd his bride
arrived iu the city on Friday last from
Nelson, wliere the wedding took place.
They will reside here-
B. G. Hamilton, of Invermere. was
In the city between trains on Wednesday nnd Thursday, and paid some
friendly business calls.
Mrs. W. J. Fanning is reported to
be among the Invalids nt the hospital
who aro making progress along the
way to recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. M. McCreery left at
the end of Inst week for Winnipeg,
and were present this week nt the
marriage of Miss Essie McCreery, who
was recently a visitor in tlie city.
Fred Wolfe of Wasa, accompanied
by his two children, left on Monday
ol this week for Arizona, wliere he
has relatives. He will probably
make bis bome there In the future.
J. L. Hutton, of the L. F. Wilson
Co., Calgary, wholesale crockery pud
china, bas been one of tho unusually
strong contingent of commercial men
In the city this week.
S. Herchmer, H. W. Herchmer, It.
J. It. Paterson, J. W. Kerr and T.
Roe, all of Fernle, were in tiio city1
tlie later part of lost week In con-
p.octlon with court proceedings.
Dr. R. V. Hoyt has sold his residence on Hanson Avenue to Mr. W. D.
Hill. This property was previously
owned by Mr. Hill. The deal was
put through by Martin Bros,
Guy Mahaffy, at one time a trainman on this run, but lately In partnership In the conduct of the Cosmopolitan hotel, Crnnbrook, was a weekend visitor with Sirdar friends.—Creston Review.
Erie Spence, Bon of Mr. nnd Mrs.
J. W. Sjience, loft on Saturday last,
after spending a pleasant vacation at
his homo here. He has gono to Chase,
B.C., whero ho will act as relieving
operator for a while.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Abernathy, of
Spokane, wero In tho city on Friday
last. Mr, Abernathy Is manager of tbe
Victor Mine In the Wild Horse country nnd represents American capital
In tbat concern.
R. H. Moseley recently disposed of
his residence on Armstrong Avenue
to Mr. A. O. HIH, locomotive engineer.
The transfer wns put through by Martin Bros.
Mrs. F. Parks returned on Saturday
from Calgary, where she has been receiving some specialist treatment. Her
friends regret to learn that she Is not
very much Improved In health.
"Restful balance" defines
thut condition where both
eyes work iu absolute unison; when your nerves
aro at ease, with no uneven strain upon the muscles and your eyes do not
Intrude upon your
ptliouights—that Is normal
Wllh WILSON'S masses
you get tlie rest, help and
comfort that puts your
eyes In restful balance—
Hniiiilnclurlnt.' Optician
cm: M 33=1
Mr. George Stem* and Mrs. Gervla,
father and aunt of Mrs J. C. Butter-
Hold, arrived Tuesday from England
to make their home with Mrs. Butter-
Mrs. W. T. Tapscott ls expected to
arrive In tbo city some time next week
to join her husband, Rev. W. T. Tapscott, who rccontly became pastor of
iiu. Baptist Church here. Later on
a- daughter now In Pittsburg may join
her parents at home In Cranbrook.
The Nelson News of last Friday reported tlie wedding of John Qulncy
Adams, of Cranbrook, to Mrs. Pearle
Elizabeth Owen, of Seattle. The ceremony took place on Thursday last at
the Methodist parsonage in that city,
Rev. J. P. Westman officiating. They
are to reside in Cranbrook.
Mrs. F. B. Miles and Mrs. H. L.
Harrison were hostesses jointly at one
of the W. A. teas held on Friday afternoon last, at tlie home of Mrs. Miles.
Assisting the hostesses were Mrs. T.
M. Roberts, who poured tea and Mrs.
G. H. Thompson and Mrs. F. A. Williams, who assisted with the serving.
The ladies attending spent a very enjoyable social time.
Mr. J. A, Broley, of the Rainbow
Lumber Co., Roosviiie, who was a
visitor in the city last week with
friends, received word on his way
home that his mill had been totally
destroyed by fire on Wednesday morn'
ing. The fire Is supposed to have
started in the filing room. The extent of lhe loss Is not exactly known,
but insurance to tbe extent of $15,000
was in force on the property.
Members of the executive of the
Board of Trade met the party of C.
P. It. officials who were In the city
this week on Wednesday afternoon,
and discussed Informally some matters
concerning the welfare of the city,
among them the continuation of the
daylight train between Cranhrook and
Lethbrldge. It is understood they received nn assurance that the train Is
to he continued for a time yet, nt
The annual dance and whist drive
of the Maple Leaf Rebekah Lodge, In
aid of tho I.O.O.F. Home Fund, will
bo held in tbe Parish Hall on Friday,
April 8th. Music by Edmonson's orchestra. ;
"Another expert Leghorn fancier arrived In Cranhrook yesterday In good
health," is tho way a wire from F. J.
Harbin son of Cranhrook to A. Wal-
lach of Nelson yesterday broke the
news of an Interesting event.—Nelson
News. The new expert poultry fancier fn question arrived at the St. Eugene Hospital on Monday, the 14th Instant.
Ladles'   Banter   Suits,   Coats,
Dresses,   Blouses    and   Skirls
Are Here
Hr. Is, Douglas Rengger, Baritone,,    Ladies—we have Just passed Into
(Imperial    Conservatoire,    Moscow,) stock a very complete and attractive
voice production and violin-   Studio "nc of Easter hats which cannot but
201 Burwell Ave.   Phone 141. I appeal to tho woman ot refined and
_ ' artistic taste.   Call and be convinced
Rev. Mr. Brlen, of Taber, Alta., tB j that Hill's lines ure correct,
expected to occupy the pulpit at Knox j    W' D- HILL'S, tlie Exclusive Ladles'
Presbyterian Church for the next two[We-*r sl0K-
Sundays, March 20th and 27th.
.  '*     ■
Tbo announcement was recently
made from Victoria tbat John Leask
of this city has been appointed official administrator for the Cranbrook
(doctoral district, succeeding Mr. J.
A. Arnold. , I
►4s t*fe\
a*   i trm\ \
I Draws The Air
Clear Through
EUREKA'S unequalled suction ls largely responsible for
Its popularity In more than
350,000 homes. It does not j
depend upon unsatisfactory,
Inefficient nnd difficult-to-re-
gillute mechanical brushes.
It removes more than visible
surface dirt. By drawing the
air clear through the fabric,
It whips out all the embedded
dirt bh well. It cleans quickly, completely and thoroughly.
Mny we demonstrate for you?
The fact that Priday of next week
Is Oood Friday, which means that
Easter Is wltll ub aga.'n, seems only
have come to the realization ot some
within the last day or so.
It is understood that basketball
teams from Nelson will shortly be
making an appearance In Cranbrook,
and In their itinerary may also Include
some games at Fernie.
Mrs. Chas, Kerr who has had to
return to the hospital recently, Is understood to be making better progress, after having been low enough
to give rise to some anxiety ns to
her condition.
In the private car "Rupert's Land,"
Mr. Chas. Murphy, general manager
of C. P. R. western lines, accompanied by Mrs. Murphy, arrived In the
city on Wednesday by the Kootenay
Central train. Accompanying Mr.
Murphy was Mr. Watson Hall, local
superintendent, and Mr. Cottrcll, assistant g eneral superintendent, of
Vancouver, The party spent the previous night at Windermere. They left
here today, going west.
Merchandising qienns knowing
when to buy and In whut quantity
when to sell, be lt at a loss or gain
Knowledge of merchandising has
mode It possible for this store to go
Into tlie markets, lo buy wisely nnd
well. Please note that wo succeeded
in purchasing a quantity of Ladles'
Sports coats and Ladies' Dress Coats
which were manufactured for n firm lu
West Kootenay at exactly half price
or 60c on the dollar. Those are now
bolng offered at tlle original wholesale prices. We live up to our advertising.   W. D. HILL.
Wo ought lo know when we are
well off. In a little touch of winter
last week, a sort of dying effort on
the part of King Boreas, local thermometers went down to es low as
ten degrees below zero. Meanwhile
somo prairie points were experiencing the coldest and stormiest weather of the winter.
nnt I.
We pay th* best prim going for all
kinds of furniture. We buy anything from a mouM trap to aa automobile.
LOST or STOLEN—About middle of
February, Airedale dog, year and a
half old, collar marked "Rex," and
answering to that name. Please
leave Information at Herald office.
LOST or STOLEN—Two rugs wore
inailvertautiy or otherwise removed
from in front of a house a short
time ago, which tlle rightful ownor
Is especially anxious to get back.
Will Die party now In possession of
gamo kindly tuke some slops' Inwards tlieir return.
WANTED—A good dog, must bo used
tn small children, comnanlable, etc.
leavo particulars at Herald Office.
- Tlie Methodist Church Ladles' Aid
held a very successful salo of work
und Shamrock Tea, ln the Schoolroom, this afternoon, Thursday. The
proceedB amounted to about (130.00.
The cookery booth waa In change of
Mesdames W. H. Wilson, J. T. Sarvls, E. H. McPhee, T. C. Phillips and
A. C Shankland. The home-made
candy was ln charge of Mrs. F. Helse,
Mrs. T. N. Parrett and MrB. J. O. Ingham, and a work table was ln the
care of Mrs. Ratcllffe. Looking after the tea tables were Mrs. A. W.
Hodgson, Mrs. N. Thompson, Mrs. J.
M. Clark, Mrs. J. Chester, W. C. Adlard, O. T. Molr and T. H, Argue. The
appropriate decorations were looked
after by Mn. O. B. Willis, Mrs. Ratcllffe, Mra. K. A. Hill, Mra. R. W.
Lee a*4 Mn. Adlard.
WANTED- Live lady or gentleman
ngont in Cranbroolt district for tho
Supremo Wnlklus Products. Watkins (loods known everywhere.
Wrlto today Tho J. R. Watkins Co.,
Winnipeg, other good territory
open, 2.B
No. 1 Tumothy Hay $28.00
lst Cut Alfalfa   $17.00
2nd Cut Alfalfa  $20.00
Per ton car lota f.o.b, Lethbrldge.
No. of bales and weight guaranteed.
Oovernment Inspector's Certificate.
Reference Unlnn Bank. Upland prairie hay $24.00, freight paid to Nelson,
B.C. Loading dally.
Neptune Hay A Oral! Co., Lethbrldge.
How much ground would a ground
hog (r.nd If a ground hoe would grind
How much wood woud a Wood-
chuck chuck It a Wood-chuck mall
chuck wood.


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